Anthropocentrism in Philosophy: Realism, Antirealism, by Panayot Butchvarov

By Panayot Butchvarov

Anthropocentrism in philosophy is deeply paradoxical. Ethics investigates the human stable, epistemology investigates human wisdom, and antirealist metaphysics holds that the area depends upon our cognitive capacities. yet people’ stable and data, together with their language and ideas, are empirical issues, while philosophers don't interact in empirical learn. And people are population, now not 'makers', of the area. however, all 3 (ethics, epistemology, and antirealist metaphysics) should be greatly reinterpreted as making no connection with humans.

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