Epistemic Relativism

A Constructive Critique

  • Markus Seidel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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  3. Markus Seidel
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  4. Markus Seidel
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 214-284

About this book


Markus Seidel provides a detailed critique of epistemic relativism in the sociology of scientific knowledge. In addition to scrutinizing the main arguments for epistemic relativism he provides an absolutist account that nevertheless aims at integrating the relativist's intuition.


Epistemic relativism relativism sociology of science SSK underdetermination Strong Programme epistemic absolutism knowledge Nation sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Markus Seidel
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of MünsterGermany

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