Contra relativism: historical epistemology in search of universals

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Transliteration of original Title: 
Protiv relyativizma: istoricheskaya epistemologiya v poiskakh universalii
Taras Varkhotov
Lomonosov Moscow State University
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No.1 (Vol.51)

In the article the author presents an argument against the convergence of historical epistemology with relativism and defend the independence of epistemic objects’ cognitive value from their socio-cultural genesis. The author make an assumption of the possibility of realization of historical epistemology as a project of search for the epistemological universals.  

historical epistemology, science, universalism, knowledge

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DOI: 10.5840/eps20175114
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