What Can We Know?: An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge / Edition 2

What Can We Know?: An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge / Edition 2

by Louis P. Pojman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534524176

ISBN-13: 9780534524173

Pub. Date: 07/20/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Compact yet more comprehensive than similar texts, WHAT CAN WE KNOW? analyzes the central topics of truth, justification ranging from skepticism to religious belief. Written in the author's friendly and conversational style without unnecessary jargon, the text makes the subject matter more accessible and inviting to students.

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Compact yet more comprehensive than similar texts, WHAT CAN WE KNOW? analyzes the central topics of truth, justification ranging from skepticism to religious belief. Written in the author's friendly and conversational style without unnecessary jargon, the text makes the subject matter more accessible and inviting to students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534524173
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/20/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. What Can We Know? 2. The Skeptical Tradition. 3. Modern Skepticism. 4. Perception: Our Knowledge of the External World. 5. What is Knowledge? An Analysis. 6. Theories of Justification (I): Foundationalism. 7. Theories of Justification (II): Coherentism and Modest Foundationalism. 8. Theories of Justification (III): Internalism and Externalism. 9. The New Externalism: The Theory of Warrant and Proper Function. 10. Naturalized Epistemology. 11. Virtue Epistemology. 12. A Priori Knowledge. 13. Memory. 14. Other Minds. 15. The Nature of Belief. 16. Belief and Will. 17. The Ethics of Belief. 18. Belief and Acceptance. 19. Epistemology and Religious Belief. Glossary. Index.

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