Diverse Viewpoints, One Truth

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Standpoint epistemology is the philosophical framework that says a person’s viewpoint is shaped by who they are and where they are. This framework implies that different viewpoints are necessary to uncover the truth. But Justin McBrayer believes that if we continue moving closer to the idea of multiple truths—like my truth and yours—standpoint epistemology will become useless. There would be no point in listening to different perspectives if there’s no singular truth to be uncovered; we can dismiss other people’s perspectives as their truth, irrelevant to ours. Read full article here

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