Analyzing Social Knowledge

Analyzing Social Knowledge

By: J. Angelo Corlett (author)Paperback

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Analyzing Social Knowledge argues for both socialized and naturalized epistemology. J. Angelo Corlett takes social epistemology in a new direction, applying the findings of experimental cognitive psychology to theories of social knowledge. Corlett analyzes social knowlegde in terms of group belief, individual belief, truth, justification, coherence, and reliability and responsibility. He provides a critique of leading theories of social knowledge and defends his analysis against respected criticisms of naturalized epistemology. The far-reaching implications of Analyzing Social Knowledge will interest epistemoloogists, philosophers of the mind, and cognitive psychologists.

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J. Angelo Corlett is assistant professor of philosophy at Georgia State University. Articles have appeared in Public Affairs Quarterly, The Journal of Social Philosophy, The Journal of Business Ethics, and Social Epistemology. He edited Equality and Liberty: Analyzing Rawls and Nozick (Macmillan).

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780847682942
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 174
  • ID: 9780847682942
  • weight: 281
  • ISBN10: 0847682943

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