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Problems of knowledge : a critical introduction to epistemology

Author: Michael Williams
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this introduction to epistemology, Michael Williams explains and criticises traditional philosophical theories of the nature, limits, methods, possibility, and value of knowing.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Williams
ISBN: 0192892568 9780192892560
OCLC Number: 44563137
Description: 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The standard analysis --
Knowledge without evidence --
Two ideals --
Unstable knowledge --
Agrippa's trilemma --
Experience and reality --
Foundations --
The problem of the basis --
Reduction and inference --
Coherence --
The myth of the system --
Realism and truth --
Evidence and entitlement --
Knowledge in context --
Seeing and knowing --
Scepticism and epistemic priority --
Induction --
Projection and conjecture --
Relativism --
Objectivity and progress.
Responsibility: Michael Williams.
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Review in Italian appeared in Iride September 03. A masterly introduction to epistemology and an original contribution, this book succeeds on both levels. Those who know Michael Williams's earlier Read more...

 
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