Wed 3.19.14 | Ethical Truth

Zuidervaart et al., eds., Truth Matters: Knowledge, Politics, Ethics, Religion McGill-Queen's U. Press, 2013

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Compared to objective truth, truth of the subjective kind may appear shaky, unreliable, even arbitrary. But Jay Gupta, drawing from Kierkegaard, contends that subjective truth is key to ethical understanding and action. To illustrate the point, Gupta examines how war and the horrific toll it takes are reported in the media.

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