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Relativism - What Is Relativism?, Issues And Arguments Relating To Relativism, Shared Motivational Attitudes, Real And Notional Confrontations


Although relativism is most often associated with ethics, one can find defenses of relativism in virtually any area of philosophy. The following article first discusses the general structure of relativist positions and arguments. It then examines several influential ideas concerning relativism in the late twentieth century. Finally, it ends by considering the rise of relativism in one area outside of ethics: epistemology.

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