When truth gives out / by Mark Richard.

In this accessible book, Mark Richard argues that the performative and expressive can trump the semantic, making truth the wrong dimension for evaluating a sentence. He explains what it is for truth to be relative, rebuts objections to relativism, assesses objections to expressivism, and gives a nov...

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Main Author: Richard, Mark.
Corporate Author: Oxford University Press.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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505 0 |a Epithets and attitudes -- When truth gives out -- What the emotivists should have said -- What's the matter with relativism? -- Matters of taste -- Appendix 1 : what can be said? -- Appendix 2 : relativism and contextualism about knowledge. 
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