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    DescriptionOne of the most influential analytic philosophers of the late twentieth century, William P. Alston is a leading light in epistemology, philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of language. In this volume, twelve leading philosophers critically discuss the central topics of his work in these areas, including perception, epistemic circularity, justification, the problem of religious diversity, and truth. Together with Alston's vigorous responses, these articles make significant new contributions to the literature and will be of interest to a wide range of philosophers and students. In addition, the volume contains a comprehensive introduction and overview of Alston's work and a complete bibliography of his publications


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    Title
    Perspectives on the Philosophy of William P. Alston
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Heather D. Battaly, Edited by Michael P. Lynch
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 324
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780742514249
    ISBN 10: 0742514242
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    BIC E4L: PHI
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    BISAC V2.8: PHI004000
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    LC classification: BD161 .P46 2005
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
    Imprint name
    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    Publication date
    30 April 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Lanham, MD
    Author Information
    Heather D. Battaly is assistant professor of philosophy at California State University, Fullerton Michael P. Lynch is assistant professor of philosophy at Connecticut College
    Review quote
    A superb tribute to William Alston, whose work in epistemology, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of language is discussed in depth by excellent critics, and in a detailed introductory overview. Alston's critic-by-critic replies are substantial and most welcome. -- Ernest Sosa, Brown University
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Abbreviations for Alston's Works Frequently Referenced in This Volume Part 3 Epistemology Chapter 4 Introductory Essay: Justification God and Truth Chapter 5 Alston on Epistemic Justification Chapter 6 Response to Ginet Chapter 7 Sense Perception, Epistemic Practices, and Skepticism Chapter 8 Response to BonJour Chapter 9 Alston's Epistemology of Perception Chapter 10 Response to Greco Chapter 11 Disagreement in Philosophy Chapter 12 Response to Goldman Part 13 Philosophy of Religion Chapter 14 Is Alston's Response to Religious Diversity an Overstated Case? Chapter 15 Response to Quinn Chapter 16 Born of the Virgin Mary Chapter 17 Response to Mavrodes Chapter 18 More Suggestions for Divine Command Theorists Chapter 19 Response to Zagzebski Chapter 20 Alston on Aquinas on Theological Predication Chapter 21 Response to Wolterstorff Part 22 Meaning and Truth Chapter 23 A Theory of Assertives Chapter 24 Response to Tanesini Chapter 25 Truisms about Truth Chapter 26 Response to Lynch Chapter 27 Publications of William P. Alston Chapter 28 Index Chapter 29 About the Contributors