Relativism page's Internal Consistency section
Hi there. I don't think your section on Internal Consistency on the Relativism page works as currently presented.
While I think that you present a good argument against epistemic relativism, the argument doesn't touch other forms of relativism. As such, it should not be presented as a general attack on relativism.
If you think that you presented an argument against relativism in general, I'm afraid its just a straw man. For instance: A moral or cultural relativist may be an epistemic realist persuaded that reality does not impose any absolute standards on morality or culture beyond natural selection. You could not employ reductio ad absurdum against such positions as you do in your section, since it could be absolutely true that reality does not impose any absolute standards on morality or culture.
RDouglasEzell 08:57, 11 November 2010 (CST)