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Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English


  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • Philosophy,
  • Epistemology

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7783948M
ISBN 100534252346
ISBN 109780534252342

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On Epistemology (Philosopher (Wadsworth)) Presenting the background, development, and current state of affairs in EPISTEMOLOGY, this title-a volume in the Wadsworth Philosophy Topics Series--provides a concise introduction to this pertinent topic of contemporary philosophical interest/5.   In ON EPISTEMOLOGY Linda Zagzebski situates epistemological questions within the broader framework of what we care about and why we care about it. .   In ON EPISTEMOLOGY Linda Zagzebski situates epistemological questions within the broader framework of what we care about and why we care about it. Questions of value shape all of the above questions and explain some significant philosophical trends: the obsession with answering the skeptic, the flight from realism, and the debate between Reviews: 1. epistemology (ĬpĬs´təmŏl´əjē) [Gr.,=knowledge or science], the branch of philosophy that is directed toward theories of the sources, nature, and limits of knowledge. Since the 17th cent. epistemology has been one of the fundamental themes of philosophers, who were necessarily obliged to coordinate the theory of knowledge with developing scientific thought.

On Folk Epistemology explores how we ascribe knowledge to ourselves and others. Empirical evidence suggests that we do so early and often in thought as well as in talk. Since knowledge ascriptions are central to how we navigate social life, it is important to understand our basis for making them. This book is based on work in epistemology extending over several decades. It combines into a systematic whole ideas, arguments, and doctrines evolved in various earlier investigations. The time has at last seemed right to combine these deliberations into a single systematic whole and this book File Size: 2MB. Epistemology is the branch of philosophy that is expected to help us to understand anything at all about knowledge. The final goal of the study of epistemology is expected that we can know the existence of a knowledge. Some limitations of epistemology can be determined by understanding: What is knowledge? Relation to belief; Also how to obtain it.   About this book Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology. "An excellent guide to the central issues in epistemology.

The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology contains work by today's leading figures in the field of epistemology. The articles function not only as a survey of key areas, but as original scholarship on a Author: Paul K Moser. Epistemology in sum is, the claim on what knowledge is valid in research on organizing knowledge, and therefore what constitutes acceptable sources of evidence (presenting that . Epistemology: An overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.   Among other good epistemology books are: Dancy, Jonathan, Ernest Sosa, ed. A Companion to Epistemology. Blackwell Companion to Philosophy Series.