Who's to Say?: A Dialogue on Relativism, by Melchert, Norman
- ISBN: 9780872202719 | 0872202712
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/1/1994
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Arguments are examined, re-examined, challenged, and honoured in this lively dialogue on relativism and objectivity. Topics considered include whether truth and goodness are matters determined by individual opinion; whether they are defined by cultures; whether a nondogmatic form of relativism is viable; whether the objectivity of science escapes relativism; and pragmaticsm as an alterbative to relativism. Designed to present beginning students with an introduction to the main arguments concerning relativism, this provocative dialogue also serves as a model for thinking clearly about philosophical issues.