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Acquaintance : new essays

Author: Jonathan Knowles; Thomas Raleigh
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"Bertrand Russell famously distinguished between 'knowledge by acquaintance' and 'knowledge by description'. For much of the latter half of the twentieth century, many philosophers viewed the notion of acquaintance with suspicion, associating it with Russellian ideas that they would wish to reject. However in the past decade or two the concept has undergone a striking revival in mainstream 'analytic'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Knowles; Thomas Raleigh
ISBN: 9780198803461 019880346X
OCLC Number: 1101776133
Description: vi, 298 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Contents: Phenomenal consciousness --
Perceptual experience --
Reference --
Epistemology.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Knowles and Thomas Raleigh.

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This volume showcases fourteen essays, written by leading experts on the notion of acquaintance, which span philosophy of mind, epistemology, and philosophy of language. Together they present the  Read more...

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