Common Sense: A Contemporary Defense

Common Sense: A Contemporary Defense

by Noah Lemos
     
 

"In Common Sense, Noah Lemos presents a strong defense of the common sense tradition, the view that we may take as data for philosophical inquiry many of the things we ordinarily think we know. Lemos discusses the main features of that tradition as expounded by Thomas Reid, G. E. Moore, and Roderick Chisholm." Written in a clear and engaging style, Common Sense

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"In Common Sense, Noah Lemos presents a strong defense of the common sense tradition, the view that we may take as data for philosophical inquiry many of the things we ordinarily think we know. Lemos discusses the main features of that tradition as expounded by Thomas Reid, G. E. Moore, and Roderick Chisholm." Written in a clear and engaging style, Common Sense will appeal to students and philosophers in epistemology and ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521143455
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/10/2010
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

1 The common sense tradition 1

2 Common sense and reliability I 24

3 Common sense and reliability II 48

4 Reid, reliability, and Reid's wrong turn 67

5 Moore, skepticism, and the external world 85

6 Chisholm, particularism, and methodism 105

7 Common sense and A Priori epistemology 135

8 Particularism, ethical skepticism, and moral philosophy 157

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