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Truth in context

an essay on pluralism and objectivity

by Michael P. Lynch

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Truth.,
  • Pluralism.,
  • Objectivity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael P. Lynch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD171 .L87 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL358066M
    ISBN 10026212212X
    LC Control Number98018000

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