n South African Journal of Higher Education - Rethinking truth, P Higgs & J Smith : book review

Volume 16, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1011-3487



Extracted from text ... 220 Rethinking truth by Higgs, P & Smith, J 2002. Kenwyn: Juta. 156 pp. Almost two thousand years ago (according to the Bible) Pontius Pilate asked the question, ``What is truth?'' This question remains an open one and today truth is still a central concern or pursuit of science. Higgs and Smith (2002) argue that although rethink- ing truth is not a new activity the exercise of rethinking truth is pertinent at present because humanity is faced with new realities such as starva- tion, Aids, illiteracy, serial killings which occur along- side sophisticated digital technology, the human genome project, and ..

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