The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology [NOOK Book]

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The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology contains 19 previously unpublished chapters by today's leading figures in the field. These chapters function not only as a survey of key areas, but as original scholarship on a range of vital topics. Written accessibly for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, the Handbook explains the main ideas and problems of contemporary epistemology while avoiding overly technical detail.
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Overview

The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology contains 19 previously unpublished chapters by today's leading figures in the field. These chapters function not only as a survey of key areas, but as original scholarship on a range of vital topics. Written accessibly for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, the Handbook explains the main ideas and problems of contemporary epistemology while avoiding overly technical detail.
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"This is an extensive collection of well-chosen papers on a wide range of topics in current mainstream epistemology, all of which are written by international experts and published here for the first time. Most papers do not require any specialist knowledge in epistemology, although there are exceptions to this general rule. As my own teaching confirms, this book is ideal as an introductory text for a wide range of graduate students in epistemology, philosophy of science, and the epistemology of ethics."—Erik J. Olsson, Theoria
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780190208189
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/10/2002
  • Series: Oxford Handbooks
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Paul K. Moser is Professor of Philosophy and Chairperson of the Philosophy Department at the Loyola University of Chicago. He is the series editor for Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy.

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction 3
1 Conditions and Analyses of Knowing 25
2 The Sources of Knowledge 71
3 A Priori Knowledge 95
4 The Sciences and Epistemology 144
5 Conceptual Diversity in Epistemology 177
6 Theories of Justification 204
7 Internalism and Externalism 234
8 Tracking, Competence, and Knowledge 264
9 Virtues in Epistemology 287
10 Mind and Knowledge 316
11 Skepticism 336
12 Epistemological Duties 362
13 Scientific Knowledge 385
14 Explanation and Epistemology 408
15 Decision Theory and Epistemology 434
16 Embodiment and Epistemology 463
17 Epistemology and Ethics 479
18 Epistemology in Philosophy of Religion 513
19 Formal Problems about Knowledge 539
20 Bibliography on Epistemology 569
Index 587
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