Universal and Relative Rationality

Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 13 (1):67-84 (2009)
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In this paper I illustrate how a basic kind of universal rationality can be profitably combined with undeniable instances of relativism. I do so by engaging Michael Friedman’s recent response to a challenge from Thomas Kuhn

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Nathaniel Goldberg
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