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Blackwell Philosophy Guides #1: The Blackwell Guide to Epistemology

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Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology.

Topics include: Skepticism, Realism, Contextualism, Moral Epistemology, Religious Epistemology, Internalism and Externalism, Naturalized Epistemology, Rationality, Foundationalism and Coherentism, Feminist Epistemology, Post-Modernism and Epistemology on the Continent, and Social Epistemology.

Each essay in the volume incorporates background material serving to clarify the history and logic of the relevant topic; as well as new material by a leading author in the field. Accordingly, the volume will be a valuable resource for a broad range of scholars and students, including experts in epistemology.

Synopsis:

Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology.

Topics include: Skepticism, Realism, Contextualism, Moral Epistemology, Religious Epistemology, Internalism and Externalism, Naturalized Epistemology, Rationality, Foundationalism and Coherentism, Feminist Epistemology, Post-Modernism and Epistemology on the Continent, and Social Epistemology.

Each essay in the volume incorporates background material serving to clarify the history and logic of the relevant topic; as well as new material by a leading author in the field. Accordingly, the volume will be a valuable resource for a broad range of scholars and students, including experts in epistemology.

Synopsis:

Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology.

About the Author

"An excellent guide to the central issues in epistemology. This volume will prove to be a valuable resource for the expert and non-expert alike." Stewart Cohen, Arizona State University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents.

Contributors.

Preface.

Introduction: What is Epistemology? John Greco (Fordham University).

Part I: Traditional Problems of Epistemology.

1. Scepticism: Michael Williams (Northwestern University).

2. Realism, Objectivity and Scepticism: Paul K. Moser (Loyola University of Chicago).

3. What is Knowledge? Linda Zagzebski (Loyola Marymount University).

4. The Dialectic of Foundationalism and Coherentism: Laurence BonJour (University of Washington).

Part II: The Nature of Epistemic Evaluation.

5. Skepticism and the Internal/External Divide: Ernest Sosa (Brown University).

6. In Defence of a Naturalised Epistemology: Hilary Kornblith (University of Vermont).

7. Methodological Naturalism in Epistemology: Richard Feldman (University of Rochester).

8. Contextualism: an Explanation and Defence: Keith DeRose.

9. Rationality: Keith Lehrer (University of Arizona).

Part III: Varieties of Knowledge.

10. Perceptual Knowledge: William Alston (Syracuse University).

11. The A Priori: George Bealer (University of Colorado).

12. Moral Knowledge and Ethical Pluralism: Robert Audi (University of Nebraska).

13. Epistemology of Religion: Nicholas Wolterstorff (Yale University).

Part IV: New Directions.

14. Feminist Epistemology: Helen Longino (University of Minnesota).

15. Social Epistemology: Frederick Schmitt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

16. Procedural Epistemology - At the Interface of Philosophy and AI: John L. Pollock (University of Arizona).

17. Hermeneutics as Epistemology: Merold Westphal (Fordham University).

Select Bibliography by Topic.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780631202912
Editor:
Greco, John
Author:
Greco, Jon
Editor:
Greco, John
Author:
Greco
Author:
Greco, John
Author:
Sosa, Ernest
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Location:
Malden, Mass. :
Subject:
Epistemology
Subject:
Knowledge, theory of
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WOL eMRW (including BRO)
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy Guides
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
January 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
476
Dimensions:
9.64x6.76x1.11 in. 1.83 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology.

Topics include: Skepticism, Realism, Contextualism, Moral Epistemology, Religious Epistemology, Internalism and Externalism, Naturalized Epistemology, Rationality, Foundationalism and Coherentism, Feminist Epistemology, Post-Modernism and Epistemology on the Continent, and Social Epistemology.

Each essay in the volume incorporates background material serving to clarify the history and logic of the relevant topic; as well as new material by a leading author in the field. Accordingly, the volume will be a valuable resource for a broad range of scholars and students, including experts in epistemology.

"Synopsis" by , Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology.
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