Epistemology: The Big Questions / Edition 1

Epistemology: The Big Questions / Edition 1

by Linda Martin Alcoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631205802

ISBN-13: 9780631205807

Pub. Date: 01/28/1900

Publisher: Wiley

As well as including the classic papers from the history of epistemology, this distinctive, wide-ranging anthology provides essential coverage of key contemporary challenges to that tradition.

Overview

As well as including the classic papers from the history of epistemology, this distinctive, wide-ranging anthology provides essential coverage of key contemporary challenges to that tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631205807
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1900
Series:
Philosophy: The Big Questions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
460
Sales rank:
1,076,008
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.35(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: What is Knowledge?:.

1. Introduction.

2. Meditations: Rene Descartes.

3. On Certainty: Ludwig Wittgenstein.

4. The Right to be Sure: A. J. Ayer.

5. Epistemology's End: Catherine Elgin.

Further Reading.

Part II: How Are Beliefs Justified?:.

6. Introduction.

7. Internalism and Externalism in Epistemology: William P. Alston.

8. The General Conditions of Knowledge: Justification: Carl Ginet.

9. What is Justified Belief?: Alvin Goldman.

10. Contextualism and Knowledge Attributions: Keith DeRose.

11. Taking Subjectivity into Account: Lorraine Code.

12. The Practices of Justification: Alessandra Tanesini.

Further Reading.

Part III: What is the Structure of Knowledge?:.

13. Introduction.

14. The Myth of the Given: Roderick Chisholm.

15. The Raft and the Pyramid: Ernest Sosa.

16. The Elements of Coherentism: Laurence BonJour.

17. The Hermeneutic Code: Hans-Georg Gadamer. Further Reading.

Part IV: What is Naturalized Epistemology?:.

18. Introduction.

19. Epistemology Naturalized: W. V. O. Quine.

20. What is 'Naturalized Epistemology? Jaegwon Kim.

21. Putting Naturalized Epistemology to Work: Phyllis Rooney. Further Reading.

Part V: What is Truth?:.

22. Introduction.

23. The Minimal Theory: Paul Horwich.

24. Language, Truth and Reason: Ian Hacking.

25. Pragmatism, Relativism, Irrationalism: Richard Rorty. Further Reading.

Part VI: What if We Don't Know Anything At All?:.

26. Introduction.

27. Cartesian Scepticism and Inference to the Best Explanation: Jonathan Vogel.

28. Skepticism and the Possibility of Knowledge: Barry Stroud.

29. Othello's Doubt/Desdemona's Death: The Engendering of Scepticism: Naomi Scheman.

Further Reading.

Part VII: How is Epistemology Political?.

30. Introduction.

31. The 'Maleness' of Reason: Genevieve Lloyd.

32. Alternative Epistemologies: Charles W. Mills.

33. Idols of the Cave: Mary Tiles and Jim Tiles.

Index.

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