This book presents an idea on what a defense of realism must involve, discussing specific positions to help readers use it as a guide to identifying anti-realism in all its various guises. It offers a way of understanding anti-realism, both in its local versions and global versions.
Introduction 1. Anti-Realism: Local and Global 2. Objects 3. Anti-Realism about Reference and Global Anti-Realism 4. Meaning, Content, and Matters of Fact 5. Retrospect and Prospects