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Analytical philosophy of knowledge

Author: Arthur C Danto
Publisher: London : Cambridge University Press, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A central theme of this book is that the main problems of philosophy and certainly the main traditional problems in the theory of knowledge, concern the space between language and the world. Professor Danto distinguishes between descriptive concepts, concerned with saying how the world is and semantic concepts, which have to do with the application of descriptions of the world. Failure to make these distinctions is  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Danto
ISBN: 0521072662 9780521072663 9780521117524 0521117526
OCLC Number: 449770
Description: xiv, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Knowledge claims --
2. Direct knowledge --
3. Being mistaken --
4. Knowledge and belief --
5. Adequate evidence and rules --
6. Knowledge and understanding --
7. Quests for certainty --
8. The refutation of scepticism --
9. Experience and existence --
10. Language and the world --
11. Truth
Responsibility: by Arthur C. Danto.
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A central theme of this book is that the main problems of philosophy and certainly the main traditional problems in the theory of knowledge, concern the space between language and the world. Failure  Read more...

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Review of the hardback: 'A model of clarity and an exemplary piece of philosophy.' The Time Literary Supplement

 
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