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Is there no such thing as truth? Of course there is—and men are getting nearer to it. For different outlooks, partisan as they may be, are not on a level so far as nearness to truth is concerned. Every philosophy embodies a class outlook.

[Maurice Cornforth, Materialism and Dialectical method]

What does "on a level so far as nearness to truth is concerned" mean? I find it difficult to understand.

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The apparent meaning - 'different outlooks are not equally near truth' - seems clear enough, but the use of 'on a level' (Lexico - MW) to mean on a par with:

Equal in importance or quality to

is unusual; as is the use of the conjunction 'so far as' ('to the extent that') rather than the preposition as far as:

 with regard to : concerning

For different outlooks, partisan as they may be, are not equal in importance or quality with regard to nearness to truth.

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