Über den Autor
Patrick Phillips teaches Philosophy at York University, Canada. In 2004 he won the York International Education Award.
Introduction; 1. The Grounds of Relativism: A Plethora of Opinion; 2. The Branches of Relativism: Classical to Modern; 3. A Root of Relativism: Wittgenstein and Scepticism; 4. A Root of Relativism: Winch and Culture; 5. The Pluralist Tree: Rorty, Relativism, Diversity and Tolerance; Bibliography.
Offering a comprehensive overview and introduction to the concept of relativism and relativistic arguments this book surveys important relativist philosophers, both classical and modern.