skip to content
Philosophy for graduate students : metaphysics and epistemology Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Philosophy for graduate students : metaphysics and epistemology

Author: Alex Broadbent
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Broadbent
ISBN: 9781138930506 1138930504 9781138930490 1138930490
OCLC Number: 921422642
Description: x, 164 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Induction 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Learning from Experience 1.3 Generalizing the Problem 1.4 Attempted Solutions 1.5 The New Riddle of Induction 1.6 Key Concepts and Distinctions 1.7 Readings 2 Similarity 2.1 Introduction 2.2 One Over Many 2.3 Sets, Properties, Kinds 2.4 Realism 2.5 Nominalism 2.6 Key Concepts and Distinctions 2.7 Readings Part 3: Causation 3.1 Introduction 3.2 From Induction to Causation 3.3 What Is Causation? 3.4 Regularities 3.5 Counterfactuals 3.6 Deeper Questions 3.7 Different Questions 3.8 Taking Stock 3.9 Key Concepts and Distinctions 3.10 Readings Part 4: Laws of Nature 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Regularities 4.3 Sophisticated Regularity Views 4.4 Necessitation 4.5 Where Does This Leave Us? 4.6 Key Concepts and Distinctions 4.7 Readings Part 5: Meaning and Experience 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Verificationism 5.3 Difficulties for the Verification Principle 5.4 Analyticity 5.5 Does Quine Go Too Far? 5.6 Key Concepts and Distinctions 5.7 Readings Part 6: Reference 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Russell's Theory of Descriptions 6.3 Rigid Designation and Semantic Externalism 6.4 Global Descriptivism 6.5 Key Concepts and Distinctions 6.6 Readings Part 7: Truth 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Correspondence 7.3 Coherence and Pragmatism 7.4 Semantic Theories and Deflationism 7.5 Truth and Relativism 7.6 Key Concepts and Distinctions 7.7 Readings Part 8: Mind 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Substance Dualism 8.3 The Problem of Interaction 8.4 Property Dualism 8.5 Objections to the Knowledge Argument 8.6 Mental Causation and Epiphenomenalism 8.7 The Identity Thesis 8.8 Behaviorism and Functionalism 8.9 Key Concepts and Distinctions 8.10 Readings Part 9: Knowledge 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Skepticism 9.3 The Justificatory Project: Refuting Skepticism 9.4 The Descriptive Project 9.5 Gettier Cases 9.6 Externalism 9.7 Other Topics 9.8 Key Concepts and Distinctions 9.9 Readings Part10: Philosophical Methods 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Argument 10.3 Conceptual Analysis 10.4 Intuition and Thought Experiment 10.5 Reflective Equilibrium and Cost-Benefit Analysis 10.6 Discovering Truths 10.7 What Is Philosophy? 10.8 Key Concepts and Distinctions 10.9 Readings
Responsibility: Alex Broadbent.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Alex Broadbent has succeeded in writing a terrific primer for those beginning graduate studies in analytic philosophy. Each chapter will familiarize the reader with terms, concepts, distinctions, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/921422642> # Philosophy for graduate students : metaphysics and epistemology
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "921422642" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Topic/philosophie> ; # Philosophie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Topic/philosophy> ; # Philosophy
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Topic/metaphysik> ; # Metaphysik
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Topic/metaphysics> ; # Metaphysics
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Topic/knowledge_theory_of> ; # Knowledge, Theory of
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/100/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BD21> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Topic/erkenntnistheorie> ; # Erkenntnistheorie
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Person/broadbent_alex_1980> ; # Alex Broadbent
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2016" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2623056469> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Philosophy for graduate students : metaphysics and epistemology"@en ;
   schema:productID "921422642" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781138930506> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781138930490> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/921422642> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Person/broadbent_alex_1980> # Alex Broadbent
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1980" ;
   schema:familyName "Broadbent" ;
   schema:givenName "Alex" ;
   schema:name "Alex Broadbent" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2623056469#Topic/knowledge_theory_of> # Knowledge, Theory of
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Knowledge, Theory of"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781138930490>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1138930490" ;
   schema:isbn "9781138930490" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781138930506>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1138930504" ;
   schema:isbn "9781138930506" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.