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[catalogued under 7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 7. Facts / a. Facts]

Full Idea

What counts as a fact partly depends on human input, such as the availability of concepts to describe such facts.

Gist of Idea

What counts as a fact partly depends on the availability of human concepts to describe them

Source

Paul O'Grady (Relativism [2002], Ch.1)

Book Reference

O'Grady,Paul: 'Relativism' [Acumen 2002], p.10


A Reaction

The point must be taken. I am happy to generalise about 'The Facts', meaning 'whatever is the case', but the individuation of specific facts is bound to hit the current problem.