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Essays on Relativism: Two-thousand-and-one to two-thousand-and-twenty-one


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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