What's the point of knowledge ? : a function-first epistemology (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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What's the point of knowledge ? : a function-first epistemology

What's the point of knowledge ? : a function-first epistemology

Author: Michael Hannon
Publisher: [New York] : Oxford University Press. copyright 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is about knowledge and its value. The central hypothesis is that humans think and speak of knowing in order to identify reliable informants, which is vital for human survival, cooperation,  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: What's the point of knowledge? : a function-first epistemology / Michael Hannon
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. (@Oxford Scholarship Online)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hannon
ISBN: 9780190914721 0190914726
OCLC Number: 1227073639
Description: 1 vol. (IX-275 p.) : couv. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1. Methodologies in EpistemologyChapter 2. The Point of KnowledgeChapter 3. The Value of Fallible KnowledgeChapter 4. Impure KnowledgeChapter 5. Pluralism about KnowledgeChapter 6. Epistemic DiversityChapter 7. Epistemic PragmatismChapter 8. Skepticism and the Point of KnowledgeChapter 9. What's the Point of Understanding?Bibliography
Responsibility: Michael Hannon.


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Recommended. * N.D. Smith, CHOICE * This book presents a radical and promising reconception of the nature and function of knowledge. * Catherine Z. Elgin, Professor of the Philosophy of Education, Read more...

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