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Written in an engaging and accessible style, The Theory of Knowledge: A Thematic Introduction explains the main ideas and problems of contem porary epistemology, the philosophical study of knowledge. Comprehensi ve and rich in illustrations and examples, it deals with major topics while avoiding technical detail. It introduces traditional topics in e pistemology within the context of contemporary debates about the defin ition, sources, and limits of human knowledge. It also relates epistem ology to work in cognitive science and defends a plausible version of explanationism regarding epistemological method. A glossary of importa nt epistemological terms and suggestions for further reading enhance t he volume.
|1||Epistemology: A First Look||1|
|5||Justification and Beyond||77|
|6||Sources of Knowledge||101|
|9||Epistemology and Explanation||165|