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Single Idea 1577

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 6. Relativism Critique]

Full Idea

Relativism is disease, is pollution, for it negates the efficacy of logos. It destroys the possibility of a complete rational debate of fundamental questions.

Gist of Idea

Relativism is a disease which destroys the possibility of rational debate


David Roochnik (The Tragedy of Reason [1990], p.41)

Book Reference

Roochnik,David: 'The Tragedy of Reason: the Platonic logos' [Routledge 1990], p.41