The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology

The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology

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"The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology" is a major reference work on one of the core topics of philosophy - the theory of knowledge. Connecting to virtually every other subfield, epistemology is central to mainstream philosophy. The Handbook contains nineteen previously unpublished chapters on the theory of knowledge, by today's leading figures in the field. These chapters function as a survey of key areas as well as original and interesting scholarship on vital topics currently of great interest. Written accessibly for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and professional philosophers, the Handbook explains the main ideas and problems of contemporary epistemology while avoiding overly technical more

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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 166.1 x 269.7 x 45mm | 1,211.1g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • bibliography, index
  • 0195130057
  • 9780195130058

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION; 1. Conditions and Analyses of Knowledge; 2. The Sources of Knowledge; 3. A Priori Knowledge; 4. The Sciences and Epistemology; 5. Conceptual Diversity in Epistemology; 6. Theories of Justification; 7. Internalism and Externalism; 8. Tracking, Competence, and Knowledge; 9. Virtues in Epistemology; 10. Mind and Knowledge; 11. Skepticism; 12. Epistemological Duties; 13. Scientific Knowledge; 14. Explanation and Epistemology; 15. Decision Theory and Epistemology; 16. Embodiment and Epistemology; 17. Epistemology and Ethics; 18. Epistemology in Philosophy of Religion; 19. Formal Problems about Knowledge; BIBLIOGRAPHY ON EPISTEMOLOGY; INDEXshow more

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