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Being Known is a response to a philosophical challenge which arises for every area of thought: to reconcile a plausible account of what is involved in the truth of statements in a given area with a credible account of how we can know those statements. Christopher Peacocke presents a framework for addressing the challenge, a framework which links both the theory of knowledge and the theory of truth with the theory of concept-possession.

About the Author

Christopher Peacocke, FBA, is Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy at the University of Oxford, and Visiting Professor of Philosophy at New York University. He is one of the General Editors of the Oxford Cognitive Science Series.

Table of Contents

1. The Integration Challenge

2. Truth, Content, and the Epistemic

3. The Past

4. Necessity

5. Self-knowledge and Intentional Content

6. Self-knowledge and Illusions of Transcendence

7. Freedom

8. Concluding Remarks

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198238607
Author:
Peacocke, Christopher
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Author:
Null, Christopher
Subject:
Epistemology
Subject:
Metaphysics
Subject:
Knowledge, theory of
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Metaphysics
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 line illus
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6.2 x 0.8 in 1.15 lb

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