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Tell me something I don't know : dialogues in epistemology

Author: Michael L Veber
Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada : Broadview Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tell me something I don't know is a collection of original dialogues in epistemology, suitable for student readers but also of interest to experts. Familiar problems, theories, and arguments are explored: second-order knowledge, epistemic closure, the preface paradox, skepticism, pragmatic encroachment, the Gettier problem, and more. New ideas on each of these issues are offered, defended, and critiqued, often in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Veber
ISBN: 9781554813568 1554813565
OCLC Number: 1014367783
Description: ix, 187 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Why dialogues? Author meets critic --
Fake barns and knowing that you know: Barney and Arnie take a ride --
Epistemic closure: Freddie and Betty at the zoo --
The paradox of the preface: philosophy takes a stand --
Skepticism refuted? A day in the life of a BIV --
Pragmatic encroachment: Hanna and Rosana case the bank --
The problem of disagreement: my dinner with Ling --
Yet another Gettier problem: Philip --
The philosophy of philosophical writing revisited: departmental meeting.
Responsibility: Michael Veber.

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