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Author Lynch, Michael P. (Michael Patrick), 1966-
Title Truth in context : an essay on pluralism and objectivity / Michael P. Lynch.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1998.

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Author Lynch, Michael P. (Michael Patrick), 1966-
Series A Bradford Book Ser.
Bradford Book Ser.
Subject Truth.
Description 1 online resource (x, 184 pages)
Note "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-175) and index.
Contents The Faces of Pluralism -- The Problem -- Faces of Absolutism -- The Move to Pluralism -- Metaphysical Pluralism -- Facts and Content -- Three Objections -- Understanding Conceptual Schemes -- Three Models -- The Kantian Model -- The Quinean Model -- The Wittgensteinian Model -- The Very Idea -- Extending Our Worldview -- Concepts: Two Pictures -- Conceptual Fluidity and Family Resemblance -- Conceptual Fluidity and Minimal Concepts -- Concepts and Change -- The Nature of Existence -- Dilemmas Confronted -- Objects and Existence -- Dilemmas Resolved -- The Idealism Objection -- The Currents of Truth -- What Is Realism about Truth? -- Antirealism about Truth: Epistemic Theories -- Antirealism about Truth: Deflationary Theories -- The Correspondence Theory and Pluralism -- Minimal Realism about Truth -- Relative Truth -- The True and the Real -- Relativism, Inconsistency, and Self-Reference -- On Stepping Outside of My Own Skin -- Evaluating Schemes -- Facing the Noumena -- The Purpose of Metaphysics.
Note Print version record.
Summary Content Description #"A Bradford Book."#Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note English.
ISBN 9780262278713 (electronic bk.)
0262278715 (electronic bk.)
0585078645 (electronic bk.)
9780585078649 (electronic bk.)
9780262621557 (paperback)
026262155X (paperback)
OCLC # 42856096
Additional Format Print version: Lynch, Michael P. (Michael Patrick), 1966- Truth in context. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1998 026212212X (DLC) 98018000 (OCoLC)38870710
Table of Contents
1The Faces of Pluralism9
2Understanding Conceptual Schemes31
3Extending Our Worldview55
4The Nature of Existence77
5The Currents of Truth101
6The True and the Real141

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