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Proof & truth: the humanist as expert

McCalman, Iain; McGrath, Ann


Lawyers, historians, anthropologists and literary scholars draw heavily on the concepts of ‘evidence’, ‘proof’ and ‘truth’ but these crucial terms generally carry distinct and incommensurate meanings for each discipline or professional practice.The consequences of these differences are more than academic. Divergent understandings of ‘proof and truth’ have serious practical implications when humanists present themselves as expert witnesses in court cases involving vital contemporary issues such...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Book


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