First Things RSS Feed - Edward Pols
en-usCopyright 2016 First Things. All Rights Reserved.email@example.com (The Editors)firstname.lastname@example.org (The Editors)Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:50:28 -0400https://d25wp47b6tla3u.cloudfront.net/img/favicon-196.pngFirst Things RSS Feed Image
60The Social Construction of What?https://www.firstthings.com/article/2000/05/the-social-construction-of-what
Mon, 01 May 2000 00:00:00 -0400 If you suppose that you
something towards which your attention is directed”another human being, your cat, a tree, the kitchen table”you also suppose that what you know has a reality independent of your act of knowing. That act (so you think) attains its target: it does not make, produce, or construct something
from the target, some creation that hides the real thing.