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Relativism: Interpretation and Confrontation Paperback – December 31, 1989


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  • Paperback: 600 pages
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press (December 31, 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0268016372
  • ISBN-13: 978-0268016371
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,964,615 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Michael Krausz is Milton C. Nahm Professor of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College. He is the author of Rightness and Reasons: Interpretation in Cultural Practices, Varieties of Relativism (with Rom Harré), Limits of Rightness, Interpretation and Transformation: Explorations in Art and the Self, and Dialogues on Relativism, Absolutism and Beyond: Four Days in India. Krausz is also contributing editor or co-editor of eleven volumes on relativism, rationality, interpretation, cultural identity, creativity, and related themes. He has taught at the University of Toronto, Georgetown University, Oxford University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, American University in Cairo, University of Nairobi, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and University of Ulm. See also the festschrift: Interpretation and Its Objects: Studies in the Philosophy of Michael Krausz."

As a visual artist, Michael Krausz has had thirty-three solo and duo exhibitions in galleries in the U.S., U.K., and India. As a musician, Krausz is the founding Artistic Director and Conductor of the Great Hall Chamber Orchestra, comprised of forty young professional musicians, collaborating as soloists with principal players of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic. Krausz also teaches Aesthetics at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

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The challenge of relativism needs to be understood in its proper context. A necessary starting point for the discussion of this topic.
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