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Epistemology : the big questions

Epistemology : the big questions

Author: Linda Alcoff
Publisher: Malden, MA Blackwell Publishers 1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Alcoff
ISBN: 0631205799 9780631205791 0631205802 9780631205807
OCLC Number: 245842135
Description: 445 Seiten
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: What is Knowledge?:. 1. Introduction. 2. Meditations: Rene Descartes. 3. On Certainty: Ludwig Wittgenstein. 4. The Right to be Sure: A. J. Ayer. 5. Epistemology's End: Catherine Elgin. Further Reading. Part II: How Are Beliefs Justified?:. 6. Introduction. 7. Internalism and Externalism in Epistemology: William P. Alston. 8. The General Conditions of Knowledge: Justification: Carl Ginet. 9. What is Justified Belief?: Alvin Goldman. 10. Contextualism and Knowledge Attributions: Keith DeRose. 11. Taking Subjectivity into Account: Lorraine Code. 12. The Practices of Justification: Alessandra Tanesini. Further Reading. Part III: What is the Structure of Knowledge?:. 13. Introduction. 14. The Myth of the Given: Roderick Chisholm. 15. The Raft and the Pyramid: Ernest Sosa. 16. The Elements of Coherentism: Laurence BonJour. 17. The Hermeneutic Code: Hans-Georg Gadamer. Further Reading. Part IV: What is Naturalized Epistemology?:. 18. Introduction. 19. Epistemology Naturalized: W. V. O. Quine. 20. What is 'Naturalized Epistemology? Jaegwon Kim. 21. Putting Naturalized Epistemology to Work: Phyllis Rooney. Further Reading. Part V: What is Truth?:. 22. Introduction. 23. The Minimal Theory: Paul Horwich. 24. Language, Truth and Reason: Ian Hacking. 25. Pragmatism, Relativism, Irrationalism: Richard Rorty. Further Reading. Part VI: What if We Don't Know Anything At All?:. 26. Introduction. 27. Cartesian Scepticism and Inference to the Best Explanation: Jonathan Vogel. 28. Skepticism and the Possibility of Knowledge: Barry Stroud. 29. Othello's Doubt/Desdemona's Death: The Engendering of Scepticism: Naomi Scheman. Further Reading. Part VII: How is Epistemology Political?. 30. Introduction. 31. The 'Maleness' of Reason: Genevieve Lloyd. 32. Alternative Epistemologies: Charles W. Mills. 33. Idols of the Cave: Mary Tiles and Jim Tiles. Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Linda Martin Alcoff
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