Epistemological Studies

Epistemological Studies

by Nicholas Rescher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783110319149
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 07/17/2009
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Nicholas Rescher, distinguished university professor of philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, is currently chairman of the Center for Philosophy of Science.

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: INTELLIGENCE AND EVOLUTIONARY INNOVATION
Chapter 2: ON OVERSIMPLIFICATION AND THE GROWTH OF KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 3: VAGUENESS: SOME VARIANT APPROACHES
Chapter 4: UNDERDETERMINATION
Chapter 5: COGNITIVE COMPROMISE: On Managing Cognitive Risk in the Face of Imperfect/Flawed
Information
Chapter 6: AUTHORITY
Chapter 7: AN EXPLANATORY CONUNDRUM
Chapter 8: THE MUSICAL CHAIRS PARADOX
Chapter 9: TRANSCENDENTAL ARGUMENTATION AND HUMAN NATURE
Chapter 10: A MULTITUDE OF WORLDS?
Name Index

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