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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Richard, Mark.
Corporate Author: Oxford University Press.
Format: Electronic
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.