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Warrant and proper function

Author: Alvin Plantinga
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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The author argues that what is crucial to turning true belief into knowledge is the 'proper functioning' of one's cognitive faculties, and this clears the way for the proposal that a belief is warranted whenever it is the product of properly functioning cognitive processes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Plantinga, Alvin.
Warrant and proper function.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)25628862
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Plantinga
ISBN: 9780198024057 0198024053 0195078632 9780195078633 0195078640 9780195078640
OCLC Number: 123129707
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages)
Contents: Warrant: a first approximation --
Warrant: objections and refinements --
Exploring the design plan: myself and my past --
Other persons and tesitmony --
Perception --
A priori knowledge --
Induction --
Epistemic probability: some current views --
Epistemic conditional probability: the sober truth --
Coherence, foundations, and evidence --
Naturalism versus proper function? --
Is naturalism irrational?
Responsibility: Alvin Plantinga.
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Professor Plantinga is known for distinguished work in the fields of epistemology and philosophy of religion. In this companion volume to "Warrant: The Current Debate", Plantinga develops an original  Read more...

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