Linguistics and Philosophy

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 37–50 | Cite as

Review of Relativism and Monadic Truth

Review Article


This is a review of Herman Cappelen and John Hawthorne’s book Relativism and Monadic Truth (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009).


Relativism Truth Proposition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of GothenburgGothenburgSweden

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