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Knowledge and Skepticism

1st Edition

Edited by Marjorie Clay

Routledge

204 pages

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Hardback: 9780367003401
pub: 2019-06-17
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Description

This book presents the characteristic of philosophical writing in the theory of knowledge covering the major themes: skepticism, externalism, reliabilism, probability, and justification. It also analyses epistemology from both historical and contemporary perspective.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- A ‘Doxastic Practice’ Approach to Epistemology -- Understanding Human Knowledge in General -- The Skeptic’s Appeal -- Précis and Update of Epistemology and Cognition -- The Need to Know -- Convention, Confirmation, and Credibility -- Probability in the Theory of Knowledge -- Knowledge Reconsidered -- Knowledge Representation and the Interrogative Model of Inquiry

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General