A collection of papers by leading figures on metaphysical issues pertaining to epistemology
Brings together fresh, original work that well represents the present state of the field
Considers the metaphysics of perception and of experience, disjunctivism, content externalism, epistemic abilities, the lottery paradox, the epistemology of consciousness, the metaphysics of knowledge as a state, and the ontology of reasons
Ernest Sosa is a Professor of Philosophy at Brown University and Rutgers University. He is author of Knowledge in Perspective (1991) and of papers in metaphysics and epistemology.
Table of Contents. John Campbell The Metaphysics of Perception. Earl Conee Disjunctivism and Anti-Skepticism. Brie Gertler Content Externalism and the Epistemic Conception of the Self. John GrecoThe Nature of Ability and the Purpose of Knowledge. Sally Haslanger "But Mom, Crop-Tops Are Cute!" Social Knowledge, Social Structure and Ideology Critique. John Hawthorne Eavesdroppers and Epistemic Modals. Christopher S. Hill and Joshua Schechter Hawthorne s Lottery Puzzle and the Nature of Belief. Terry Horgan and Uriah Kriegel Phenomenal Epistemology: What Is Consciousness that We May Know It so Well?. Hilary Kornblith The Metaphysical Status of Knowledge. Jonathan Kvanvig Propositionalism and the Metaphysics of Experience. Alan Millar The State of Knowing. Ram Neta Propositional Justification, Evidence, and the Cost of Error. James Pryor Reasons and That-Clauses. David Sosa Perceptual Friction. Crispin Wright New Age Relativism and Epistemic Possibility: The Question of Evidence