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Epistemology: Contemporary Readings

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ISBN-10: 0415259215

ISBN-13: 9780415259217

Edition: 2002

Authors: Michael Huemer, Robert Audi

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This comprehensive anthology draws together classic and contemporary readings by leading philosophers on epistemology. Ideal for any philosophy student, it will prove essential reading for epistemology courses, and is designed to complement Robert Audi's textbook Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge, 1998).Themes covered include, perception, memory, inductive inference, reason and the a priori, the architecture of knowledge, skepticism, the analysis of knowledge, testimony. Each section begins with an introductory essay, guiding students into the topic.Includes articles by:Russell, Hume, Berkeley, Malcolm, Quine, Carnap, J.L. Austin, Pollock, Nozick, Putnam, G.E. Moore,…    
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List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.25" long x 1.34" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Sources of Justification and Knowledge
Perception: Essay Concerning Human Understanding
The Principles of Human Knowledge
Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man
The Problems of Philosophy
Sense and Sensibilia
Memory: 'Memory' Bertrand Russell
'A Definition of Factual Memory'
'Reasoning and Memory'
'The Problem of Memory Knowledge'
Reason and the A Priori: Meno
Critique of Pure Reason
The Problems of Philosophy
'The Elimination of Metaphysics'
'Two Dogmas of Empiricism'
Philosophical Foundations of Physics
In Defense of Pure Reason
Testimony: Essay Concerning Human Understanding
'Of Miracles' in Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Inquiry into the Human Mind
'Testimony and Observation'
The Structure and Growth of Justification and Knowledge
Inference in general: 'What the Tortoise Said to Achilles'
'Inferential Justification and Empiricism'
'Of Skepticism with Regard to Reason'
'Distrusting Reason'
Inductive inference: Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
'Russell's Doubts about Induction'
'The New Riddle of Induction'
'Induction, Explanation, and Natural Necessity'
Scientific Reasoning: The Bayesian Approach
'Another Attempt to Prove Induction Justified'
The architecture of knowledge: 'The Five Modes'
'An Argument for Skepticism Concerning Justified Belief'
The Structure of Empirical Knowledge
'Has Foundationalism Been Refuted?'
'A Foundherentist Theory of Empirical Justification'
The Nature And Scope Of Justification and Knowledge
The analysis of 'knowledge': 'Knowing as Having the Right to Be Sure'
'Is Justified, True Belief Knowledge?'
'Knowledge and Grounds: A Comment on Mr. Gettier's Paper'
'A Causal Theory of Knowing'
'Knowledge: Undefeated Justified True Belief'
'Contextualism and Knowledge Attributions'
Skepticism: Meditations on First Philosophy
'Brains in a Vat' Hilary Putnam
'The Pragmatic Dimension of Knowledge'
'Skepticism and Closure: Why the Evil Genius Argument Fails'
'Direct Realism and the Brain-in-a-Vat Argument'
'The Problem of the Criterion'
'Proof of an External World'
'Hume's Theory Examined'