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The nature and value of knowledge : Three investigations

Author: Duncan Pritchard; Alan Millar; Adrian Haddock
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012(2010)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume comprises three distinct investigations into the relationship between the nature and the value of knowledge. Each is written by one of the authors in consultation with the other two. 'Knowledge and Understanding' (by Duncan Pritchard) critically examines virtue-theoretic responses to the problem of the value of knowledge, and argues that the finally valuable cognitive state is not knowledge but  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Pritchard; Alan Millar; Adrian Haddock
ISBN: 9780199655151 0199655154 9780199586264 0199586268
OCLC Number: 1113865198
Notes: Originally published: 2010
Description: 274 s.
Contents: PART I: KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING; PART II: KNOWLEDGE AND RECOGNITION; PART III: KNOWLEDGE AND ACTION

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This volume comprises three distinct investigations into the relationship between the nature and the value of knowledge. The three sections look at 'Knowledge and Understanding', 'Knowledge and  Read more...

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a superb, well-rounded view of some of the latest thinking on the nature and value of knowledge. * Stephen Grimm, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews * The culmination of a long collaboration, this Read more...

 
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