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Knowledge

Author: Michael Welbourne
Publisher: Chesham : Acumen, 2001.
Series: Central problems of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is it about knowledge that makes us value it more highly than mere true belief? This question lies at the heart of epistemology and has challenged philosophers ever since it was first posed by  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Welbourne
ISBN: 1902683382 9781902683386 1902683390 9781902683393
OCLC Number: 50528087
Description: xiii, 143 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. Beginning with Plato 2. Analysing knowledge Plato's way 3. Analysing knowledge the modern way 4. Public knowledge 5. Learning from testimony 6. The concept of knowledge: a new theory 7. So, why do we value knowledge? Further reading References Index
Series Title: Central problems of philosophy.
Responsibility: Michael Welbourne.

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