Philosophical Issues: v. 13 Epistemology, Volume 13 Epistemology (Philosophical Perspectives Annual Volume)

Philosophical Issues: v. 13 Epistemology, Volume 13 Epistemology (Philosophical Perspectives Annual Volume)

By: James E. Tomberlin (editor)Hardback

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This important compilation of articles based on issues surrounding epistemology, includes A Priori, Coherence, Contextualism, and Scepticism; Justification and Knowledge; Epistemic Possibility; Kant and Wittgenstein; Feminist Epistemology; the Epistemic Theory of Vagueness.

About Author

James E. Tomberlin is Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Northridge, where he has taught since completing graduate study at Wayne State University in 1969. He has published more than seventy essays and reviews in action theory, deontic logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language, mind, religion, and the theory of knowledge. Besides editorship of the present series, he has edited Agent, Language and the Structure of the World (Hackett, 1983), Hector-Neri Casteneda, Profiles (D. Reidel, 1986) and he co-edited Alvin Plantinga, Profiles (D. Reidel, 1985).


Part I: The Seventh Philosophical Pespectives Lecture. A Priori Warrant and Naturalistic Epistemology. (Alvin Goldman). Part II: The A Priori. A Theory of the A Priori. (George Bealer). Part III: Coherence, Contextualism and Skepticism:. Contextualism, Skepticism, and the Structure of Reasons. (Stewart Cohen). Contextualism and Skepticism. (Richard Feldman). The Proper Role for Contextualism in an Anti-Luck Epistemology. (Mark Heller). Knowledge, Skepticism and Coherence. (Keith Lehrer). How to Defeat Opposition to Moore. (Ernest Sosa ). The New Relevant Alternatives Theory. (Jonathan Vogel). Part IV: Justification and Knowledge. Back to the Theory of Appearing. (William P. Alston). Self-Evidence: Robert Audi. Foundationalism and the External World. (Laurence Bojour). Two Recent Approaches to Self-Knowledge. (Anthony Brueckner). Agent Reliablism. (John Greco). Human Knowledge and the Infinite Regress of Reasons. (Peter D. Klein). Knowledge in Humans and Other Animals. (Hilary Kornblith). Part V: Epistemic Possibility. . Cosmic Mermeneutics. (Alex Byrne). Can it Be That It Would Have Been Even Though It Might Not Have Been? (Keith Derose). Part VI: Historical Matters: Kant and Wittgenstein. . Kant's Epistemological Problem and Its Coherent Solution. (Patricia Kitcher). A Father of the Revolution. (Howard Wettstein). Part VII: Feminist Epistemology. . What Knowledge Is and What It ought to Be: Feminists Values and Normative Epistemology. (Sally Haslanger). The Epistemic Theory of Vagueness. (Stephen Schiffer). Schiffer on the Epistemic Theory of Vagueness. (Timothy Williamson). Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780631218258
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 540
  • ID: 9780631218258
  • weight: 836
  • ISBN10: 0631218254

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