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Essays on Relativism: 2001-2021


Crispin Wright

17 August 2023

The idea that truth might be relative has recently been taken seriously again in philosophy, after years of ill repute. Crispin Wright has been a leading critic of the new relativism: this volume charts the development of his thinking on the topic over two decades.

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Modeling the Meanings of Pictures: Depiction and the philosophy of language


John Kulvicki

04 September 2020

John Kulvicki explores the many ways in which pictures can be meaningful, taking inspiration from the philosophy of language. Pictures are important parts of communicative acts. They express a variety of thoughts, and they are also representations. Kulvicki shows how the meanings of pictures let us put them to a wide range of communicative uses.

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Derrida: A Very Short Introduction


Simon Glendinning

25 August 2011

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Simon Glendinning explores Jacque Derrida's work, from his engagement with the history of metaphysics to his views on law and justice and ethics and politics. Confronting and refuting claims that Derrida was an irresponsible 'postmodernist' or 'nihilist' he instead reveals Derrida's significant contributions to philosophy.

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Barthes: A Very Short Introduction


Jonathan Culler

21 February 2002

Very Short Introductions

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Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction


A. C. Grayling

22 February 2001

Very Short Introductions

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