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Relativism And The Social Sciences

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This volume of essays deals with the problem of relativism, in particular cultural relativism. If our society knows better than other societies, how do we know that it knows better? There is a profound irony in the fact that this self-doubt has become most acute in the one civilisation that has persuaded the rest of the world to emulate it. The claim to cognitive ...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published April 26th 1985 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 1985)
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Ernest Gellner was a prominent British-Czech philosopher, social anthropologist, and writer on nationalism.
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