Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology / Edition 1

Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology / Edition 1

by Jonathan Dancy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631136223

ISBN-13: 9780631136224

Pub. Date: 01/16/1991

Publisher: Wiley

This volume represents the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of canonical readings in theory of knowledge. Concentration on the central topics of the field, it includes many of the most important contributions made in recent decades by several outstanding authors. Topics include skepticism and the Pyrrhonian problematic, the definition of knowledge, and…  See more details below

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This volume represents the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of canonical readings in theory of knowledge. Concentration on the central topics of the field, it includes many of the most important contributions made in recent decades by several outstanding authors. Topics include skepticism and the Pyrrhonian problematic, the definition of knowledge, and the structure of epistemic justification. More specific topics may be found epistemology naturalized, foundationalism vs. coherentism, and virtue epistemology. The volume is ideal as a reader for all courses in epistemology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631136224
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

Part I: Knowledge:.

1. Scepticism.

2. Knowledge.

3. The Conditional Theory of Knowledge.

Part II: Justification:.

4. Foundationalism.

5. Foundationalism and Other Minds.

6. Empiricism and Theories of Meaning.

7. Holism and Indeterminacy.

8. Coherence Theories.

9. Coherence, Justification and Knowledge.

Part III: Forms of Knowledge:.

10. Theories of Perception.

11. Perception: A Choice of a Theory.

12. Memory.

13. Induction.

14. A Priori Knowledge.

15. Is Epistemology Possible?.

References.

Index.

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