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The Book of Absolutes A Critique of Relativism and a Defence of Universals by William D. Gairdner
  

The Book of Absolutes A Critique of Relativism and a Defence of Universals

Synopsis

The Book of Absolutes A Critique of Relativism and a Defence of Universals by William D. Gairdner

A lively challenge to postmodern opinion that reveals satisfying and reliable certainties

Reviews

Gairdner has taken the torch from William F. Buckley's failing hands and lifted it high with his new work ... an objective reader is left wondering how relativism ever got a toehold in the popular imagination in the first place. The Calgary Herald Strikingly original and important. Tom Flanagan, University of Calgary Gairdner's intellectual range and control his material is breathtaking ... almost no one writing today has the command of the literature in as many disciplines as this author has. Ian Gentles, York University


About the Author

William D. Gairdner is a best-selling author, businessman, and independent scholar . His most recent books are Canada's Founding Debates and The Trouble with Democracy.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2009

Author

William D. Gairdner

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Publisher

McGill-Queen's University Press

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Popular philosophy
Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

ISBN

9780773536197

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