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The metaphysics of knowledge

Author: Keith Hossack
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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"The Metaphysics of Knowledge presents the thesis that knowledge is an absolutely fundamental relation, with an indispensable role to play in metaphysics, philosophical logic, and philosophy of mind and language. Knowledge has been generally assumed to be a propositional attitude like belief. But Keith Hossack argues that knowledge is not a relation to a content; rather, it a relation to a fact. This point of view  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Hossack
ISBN: 9780199206728 0199206724 9780199645954 0199645957
OCLC Number: 145431684
Description: xvi, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 'S knows the A' --
Facts --
Concept and Content --
Necessity --
Consciousness --
Persons --
Language --
The Constitutive Thesis and the Causal Thesis.
Responsibility: Keith Hossack.
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Keith Hossack presents an original approach to philosophy founded on the thesis that knowledge is an absolutely fundamental relation. Taking knowledge as the key to a wide range of philosophical  Read more...

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