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What Is This Thing Called Knowledge?

Author: Duncan Pritchard
Publisher: Milton : Routledge, 2018.
Series: What is this thing called?
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pritchard, Duncan.
What Is This Thing Called Knowledge?
Milton : Routledge, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Pritchard
ISBN: 9781315269856 1315269856
OCLC Number: 1030041374
Notes: Chapter 15: Education.
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages).
Contents: What is this thing called knowledge?- Front Cover; what is this thing called knowledge?; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface to the fourth edition; How to use this book; PART I: WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE?; Chapter 1: Some preliminaries; TYPES OF KNOWLEDGE; TWO BASIC REQUIREMENTS OF KNOWLEDGE: TRUTH AND BELIEF; KNOWING VERSUS MERELY 'GETTING IT RIGHT'; A BRIEF REMARK ON TRUTH; Chapter 2: The value of knowledge; WHY CARE ABOUT KNOWLEDGE?; THE INSTRUMENTAL VALUE OF TRUE BELIEF; THE VALUE OF KNOWLEDGE; THE STATUES OF DAEDALUS; IS SOME KNOWLEDGE NON-INSTRUMENTALLY VALUABLE? Chapter 3: Defining knowledgeTHE PROBLEM OF THE CRITERION; METHODISM AND PARTICULARISM; KNOWLEDGE AS JUSTIFIED TRUE BELIEF; GETTIER CASES; RESPONDING TO THE GETTIER CASES; BACK TO THE PROBLEM OF THE CRITERION; Chapter 4: The structure of knowledge; KNOWLEDGE AND JUSTIFICATION; THE ENIGMATIC NATURE OF JUSTIFICATION; AGRIPPA'S TRILEMMA; INFINITISM; COHERENTISM; FOUNDATIONALISM; Chapter 5: Rationality; RATIONALITY, JUSTIFICATION, AND KNOWLEDGE; EPISTEMIC RATIONALITY AND THE GOAL OF TRUTH; THE GOAL(S) OF EPISTEMIC RATIONALITY; THE (UN)IMPORTANCE OF EPISTEMIC RATIONALITY. RATIONALITY AND RESPONSIBILITYEPISTEMIC INTERNALISM/EXTERNALISM; Chapter 6: Virtues and faculties; RELIABILISM; A 'GETTIER' PROBLEM FOR RELIABILISM; VIRTUE EPISTEMOLOGY; VIRTUE EPISTEMOLOGY AND THE EXTERNALISM/ INTERNALISM DISTINCTION; PART II: WHERE DOES KNOWLEDGE COME FROM?; Chapter 7: Perception; THE PROBLEM OF PERCEPTUAL KNOWLEDGE; INDIRECT REALISM; IDEALISM; TRANSCENDENTAL IDEALISM; DIRECT REALISM; Chapter 8: Testimony and memory; THE PROBLEM OF TESTIMONIAL KNOWLEDGE; REDUCTIONISM; CREDULISM; THE PROBLEM OF MEMORIAL KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 9: A priority and inference. A PRIORI AND EMPIRICAL KNOWLEDGETHE INTERDEPENDENCE OF A PRIORI AND EMPIRICAL KNOWLEDGE; INTROSPECTIVE KNOWLEDGE; DEDUCTION; INDUCTION; ABDUCTION; Chapter 10: The problem of induction; THE PROBLEM OF INDUCTION; RESPONDING TO THE PROBLEM OF INDUCTION; LIVING WITH THE PROBLEM OF INDUCTION I: FALSIFICATION; LIVING WITH THE PROBLEM OF INDUCTION II: PRAGMATISM; PART III: WHAT KINDS OF KNOWLEDGE ARE THERE?; Chapter 11: Scientific knowledge; WHAT IS SCIENCE?; SCIENCE VERSUS PSEUDO-SCIENCE; THE STRUCTURE OF SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTIONS; CONCLUDING REMARKS; Chapter 12: Religious knowledge. IS THERE ANY RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE?THE EVIDENTIALIST CHALLENGE TO RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE; NATURAL THEOLOGY; FIDEISM; REFORMED EPISTEMOLOGY; Chapter 13: Moral knowledge; THE PROBLEM OF MORAL KNOWLEDGE; SCEPTICISM ABOUT MORAL FACTS; SCEPTICISM ABOUT MORAL KNOWLEDGE; THE NATURE OF MORAL KNOWLEDGE I: CLASSICAL FOUNDATIONALISM; THE NATURE OF MORAL KNOWLEDGE II: ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTIONS; PART IV: HOW CAN THE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE BE APPLIED TO PARTICULAR DOMAINS?; Chapter 14: Technology; OUR INCREASING DEPENDENCE ON TECHNOLOGY; EXTENDED KNOWLEDGE?; INTELLECTUAL VIRTUE AND EXTENDED KNOWLEDGE.
Series Title: What is this thing called?

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