Assessment Sensitivity: Relative Truth and its Applications

2015.08.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John MacFarlane, Assessment Sensitivity: Relative Truth and its Applications, Oxford University Press, 2014, 344pp., $55.00
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2015.08.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John MacFarlane, Assessment Sensitivity: Relative Truth and its Applications, Oxford University Press, 2014, 344pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199682751. Reviewed by Max Kölbel, ICREA at Universitat de Barcelona John MacFarlane has not rushed into publication. His book has matured over many years, predecessors and earlier versions have been available from his webpage since 2002, and many aspects of his emerging views have already appeared in numerous journal articles or contributions to collections. However, MacFarlane has here forged the results of his research on relativism into a systematic and well-rounded monograph. This cannot have been an easy task, given that the field has developed enormously during those 12 years, including MacFarlane’s own views. The result is a masterful book that is both more original and more carefully crafted than the average contemporary philosophy book. Assessment. . .

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