Research Article

In Defense of Epistemic Relativism

Ram Neta


In Fear of Knowledge, Paul Boghossian argues against various forms of epistemic relativism. In this paper, I criticize Boghossian’s arguments against a particular variety of relativism. I then argue in favor of a thesis that is very similar to this variety of relativism.

Ram Neta is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, he has published numerous articles in epistemology and related fields.