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ISBN-13: 9780262517805
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 08/03/2012
Series: MIT Readers in Contemporary Philosophy
Pages: 426
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Greco is Leonard and Elizabeth Eslick Chair in Philosophy and Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University.

John Turri is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo.

John Greco is Leonard and Elizabeth Eslick Chair in Philosophy and Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University.

John Turri is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

A Overviews of the Field 1

1 Virtue Epistemology Heather Battaly 3

2 Four Varieties of Character-Based Virtue Epistemology Jason Baehr 33

B The Nature of Knowledge 71

3 Selections from A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume 1 Ernest Sosa 73

4 The Nature of Knowledge John Greco 97

5 Apt Performance and Epistemic Value Duncan Pritchard 117

6 Manifest Failure: The Gettier Problem Solved John Turri 131

C Epistemic Value 149

7 The Search for the Source of Epistemic Good Linda Zagzebski 151

8 Knowing Full Well: The Normativity of Beliefs as Performances Ernest Sosa 171

9 Can Virtue Reliabilism Explain the Value of Knowledge? Berit Brogaard 185

10 Epistemic Normativity Stephen R. Grimm 205

11 Knowledge and Final Value Duncan Pritchard 231

D Credit and Luck 257

12 Knowledge as Credit for True Belief John Greco 259

13 Why Epistemologists Are So Down on Their Luck Wayne Riggs 285

14 Knowledge and Credit Jennifer Lackey 307

E Visions for Epistemology 327

15 Epistemic Injustice and a Role for Virtue in the Politics of Knowing Miranda Fricker 329

16 Recovering Understanding Linda Zagzebski 351

17 Selections from The Intellectual Virtues and the Life of the Mind: On the Place of the Virtues in Contemporary Epistemology Jonathan Kvanvig 375

Index 395

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