Advances in Experimental Epistemology [NOOK Book]

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Experimental epistemology uses experimental methods of the cognitive sciences to shed light on debates within epistemology,the philosophical study of knowledge and rationally justified belief. In this first critical collection on this exciting new subfield, leading researchers tackle key questions pertaining to knowledge, evidence, and rationally justified belief.

Advances in Experimental Epistemology addresses central epistemological issues ...
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Advances in Experimental Epistemology

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Overview

Experimental epistemology uses experimental methods of the cognitive sciences to shed light on debates within epistemology,the philosophical study of knowledge and rationally justified belief. In this first critical collection on this exciting new subfield, leading researchers tackle key questions pertaining to knowledge, evidence, and rationally justified belief.

Advances in Experimental Epistemology addresses central epistemological issues such as whether subjects in high stakes situations need to possess stronger evidence in order to have knowledge;whether and in what respects knowing that p depends upon what actions one undertakes in light of p; how philosophers should respond to deep and pervasive disagreement about particular cases of knowledge and belief and the methodological challenges to epistemology that are presented by disagreement in epistemic intuitions.As well as moving research in epistemology forward, this cutting-edge volume helps define the future course of research in experimental philosophy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781472505316
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 3/27/2014
  • Series: Advances in Experimental Philosophy
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

JamesR. Beebe is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo, USA.
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Table of Contents

Series Preface 1. Introduction, James R. Beebe 2. Experimental Evidence in Support of Anti-Intellectualism About Knowledge, N. Ã?ngel Pinillos and Shawn Simpson 3. Why It Matters That We Disagree, Joshua Alexander, Chad Gonnerman, and John Waterman 4. The Mystery of Stakes and Error in Ascriber Intuitions Wesley Buckwalter 5. Contrasting Cases, Nat Hansen 6. Lotteries and Knowledge, John Turri and Ori Friedman 7. TBA, Zach Horne 8. TBA, Jonathan Weinberg 9. Is Justification Necessary for Knowledge?, David Sackris and James R. Beebe Glossary Annotated Bibliography Index
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