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Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Thought Experiments in Philosophy

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Imaginative cases--or what might be called puzzles, paradoxes, and other thought experiments--play a central role in philosophy. This series offers students and researchers a wide range of such imaginative cases, with each volume devoted 50 such cases in a major subfield of philosophy. Each volume includes: some initial background information on the case, a clear and detailed description of the case, and an explanation of the issue(s) to which the case is relevant. Key responses to the case and suggested readings lists are also included. 

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Epistemology: 50 Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Thought Experiments

Epistemology: 50 Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Thought Experiments

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By Kevin McCain
July 27, 2021

In this new kind of entrée to contemporary epistemology, Kevin McCain presents fifty of the field’s most important puzzles, paradoxes, and thought experiments. Assuming no familiarity with epistemology from the reader, McCain titles each case with a memorable name, describes the details of the case...

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