“Every human being, in a way, is a philosopher. Because that's what it is to be human.”

Hilary Lawson is a post-postmodern philosophy and a renowned critic of philosophical realism. He is best known for his work on reflexivity and his theory of Closure, which puts forward a non-realist metaphysics arguing that we close the openness of the world with our thought and language. published in 2020.

“Lawson shows himself to be a latter-day 'metaphysician' on the grand scale ... a quite astonishing achievement.” - Alan Montefiore, University of Oxford

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