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Ecumenical alethic pluralism

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 January 2020

Filippo Ferrari
Affiliation:
Department of Philosophy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Sebastiano Moruzzi
Affiliation:
Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
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Abstract

Ecumenical Alethic Pluralism (EAP) is a novel kind of alethic pluralism. It is ecumenical in that it widens the scope of alethic pluralism by allowing for a normatively deflated truth property alongside a variety of normatively robust truth properties. We establish EAP by showing how Wright’s Inflationary Arguments fail in the domain of taste, once a relativist treatment of the metaphysics and epistemology of that domain is endorsed. EAP is highly significant to current debates on the nature of truth insofar as it involves a reconfiguration of the dialectic between deflationists and pluralists.

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