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This exciting and accessible guide to the discussions of truth in the social sciences can also be read as an account of the collapse of modernity, and the rise of new forms of thought which treat difference and ambivalence as positive values. Ross Abbinnett traces the debate on truth from the 'objectifying powers' of Kant through more than 200 years of critique and reformulation to the unravelling of truth by Lyotard, Foucault and Derrida.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803975934
ISBN-10: 0803975937
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dr. Ross Abbinnett

Ross Abbinnett is a Lecturer in the School of Social and Historical Studies at the University of Portsmouth

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