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13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 2. Knowledge as Convention

[knowledge is just social convention (Gk. nomos)]

4 ideas
By nature people are close to one another, but culture drives them apart [Hippias]
Truth is mutually agreed perception [Leibniz]
Objectivity is intersubjectivity [Davidson]
Contextualism says that knowledge is relative to its context; 'empty' depends on your interests [O'Grady]