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It is a magisterial historical study of an epistemological concept, namely “objectivity”. Hence I call it a contribution to what I call (if it wants a name) meta-epistemology, although other prefer the less apt but better sounding historical epistemology. You will find more food for thought, not to mention headaches, in their book, than in any other body of work about objectivity. It will seem that Objectivity rejects the injunction stated in my title, for what is the book about, but objectivity?
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