The Blackwell Guide to Epistemology

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November 1998



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


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.


John Greco is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. His essays on epistemology, moral theory, and philosophy of religion have appeared in such journals as "American Philosophical Quarterly, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Metaphilosophy, " and "Philosophy and Phenomenological Research."Ernest Sosa is Romeo Elton Professor of Natural Theology at Brown University. He is co-editor (with Jonathan Dancy) of the "Companion to Epistemology" (Blackwell 1993), the "Companion to Metaphysics" (with Jaegwon Kim, Blackwell 1994), "Metaphysics: an Anthology" (with Jaegwon Kim, Blackwell 1998), and "Epistemology: an Anthology" (with Jaegwon Kim, Blackwell 1999). He is series editor of "Great Debates in Philosophy" (Blackwell) and is author of "Knowledge in Perspective" (1993).


"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
EAN: 9780631202912
ISBN: 0631202919
Untertitel: 'Blackwell Philosophy Guides'. black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1998
Seitenanzahl: 480 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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