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Barry Taylor's ebook mounts a massive new argument opposed to one of many basic tenets of a lot modern philosophy, the concept we will make experience of fact as latest objectively, independently of our capacities to come back to understand it. He concludes that there's no defensible thought of fact which preserves the theses of conventional realism, nor any extant place sufficiently real to the beliefs of that doctrine to inherit its identify.
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