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Knowledge : the philosophical quest in history

Author: Steve Fuller
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The theory of knowledge, or epistemology, is often regarded as a dry topic that bears little relation to actual knowledge practices. Knowledge: The Philosophical Quest in History addresses this perception by showing the roots, developments and prospects of modern epistemology from its beginnings in the nineteenth century to the present day. Beginning with an introduction to the central questions and problems in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Fuller
ISBN: 9781844658183 184465818X 9781844658176 1844658171
OCLC Number: 967759102
Notes: An original and path-breaking exploration of man's quest to define knowledge in the modern age
Introduction: Is There A Problem Of Or With Knowledge? 1. Epistemology as Cognitive Economics 2. Epistemology as Divine Psychology 3. Epistemology as Psychology of Science 4. Epistemology as Philosophy of Science 5. Epistemology as Sociology of Science 6. Epistemology as Counterfactual Historiography Conclusion: Redeeming Epistemology from the Postmodern Condition. Index
Description: 304 s
Contents: Introduction: Is There A Problem Of Or With Knowledge? 1. Epistemology as Cognitive Economics 2. Epistemology as Divine Psychology 3. Epistemology as Psychology of Science 4. Epistemology as Philosophy of Science 5. Epistemology as Sociology of Science 6. Epistemology as Counterfactual Historiography Conclusion: Redeeming Epistemology from the Postmodern Condition. Index

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"Historically comprehensive and intellectually sophisticated, this tour-de-force by the social epistemologist par-excellence, Steve Fuller, delivers even more than it promises. Engaging and Read more...

 
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