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Judgment and agency

Author: Ernest Sosa
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ernest Sosa extends his distinctive approach to epistemology, intertwining issues concerning the role of the will in judgment and belief with issues of epistemic evaluation. Questions about skepticism and the nature of knowledge are at the forefront. The answers defended are new in their explicit and sustained focus on judgment and epistemic agency. While noting that human knowledge trades on distinctive  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Sosa
ISBN: 0198719698 9780198719694
OCLC Number: 912973251
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 vol. (269 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Virtue epistemology extended and unified. The unity of action, perception, and knowledge --
Virtue epistemology: character versus competence --
Part II. A better virtue epistemology. Judgment and agency --
A better virtue epistemology further developed --
Objections and replies, with a methodological afterthought --
Part III. Knowledge and agency. Knowledge and action --
Intentional action and judgment --
Social roots of human knowledge --
Epistemic agency --
Part IV. Main historical antecedents. Pyrrhonian skepticism and human agency --
Descartes's Pyrrhonian virtue epistemology
Responsibility: Ernest Sosa.
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Ernest Sosa extends his distinctive approach to epistemology, intertwining issues concerning the role of the will in judgment and belief with issues of epistemic evaluation. While noting that human  Read more...

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