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John D Caputo’s truth problems

What is truth?

By Alex Worsnip  

There are many different apples in the world, but that doesn't mean that it's meaningless to ask "What is an apple?" The same goes for truth.

The best “crossover” academic books are those which allow lay readers to see daily life with a new kind of theoretical understanding—opening up hidden depths in the familiar. Writers such as Daniel Kahneman and Dan Arriely—and even much-maligned crowdpleasers like Malcolm Gladwell—have this down to an art-form. Many less good crossover books, however, swap genuine illumination for the promise of making readers…

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