An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology

An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology

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This book offers a systematic and up-to-date account of the landscape of contemporary epistemology. It presupposes only a minimum of prior philosophical knowledge, and includes an account of the logical and conceptual tools needed for philosophical analysis. Focuses on the writings and ideas of W. Alston, R. Audi, L. BonJour, R. Chisholm, A. Goldman. H. Kornboith, K. Lehrer. A. Plantinga, W. V. Quine, E. Sosa, and B Stroud, among others; links particular theories and arguments to their chief proponents and critics.show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 15.2mm | 317.52g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130370959
  • 9780130370952

Table of contents

1. Knowledge and Justification. 2. Epistemology and Philosophical Analysis. 3. A Priori Knowledge. 4. The Concept of Epistemic Justification. 5. Foundationalism. 6. Coherentism. 7. The Debate over Foundationalism and Coherentism. 8. Reliablism. 9. Naturalistic and Nonnaturalistic Epistemology. 10. Skepticism and the Possibility of Epistemology.show more

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