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What is this thing called knowledge?

Duncan. Pritchard

2nd ed.. 2010

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (BD 161 .P749 2010 )()

  • Title:
    What is this thing called knowledge?
  • Author: Duncan. Pritchard
  • Description: What is knowledge? Some preliminaries : Types of knowledge ; Two basic requirements on knowledge : truth and belief ; Knowing versus merely "getting it right" ; A brief remark on truth -- 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 intrinsically valuable? -- Defining knowledge : The problem of the criterion ; Methodism and particularism ; Knowledge as justifed true belief ; Gettier cases ; Responding to the gettier cases ; Back to the problem of the criterion -- The structure of knowledge : Knowledge and justification ; The enigmatic nature of justification ; Agrippa's trilemma ; Infinitism ; Coherentism ; Foundationalism -- 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 responsibility ; Epistemic internalism/externalism -- Virtues and faculties : Reliabilism ; A "gettier" problem for reliabilism ; Virtue epistemology ; Virtue epistemology and the externalism/internalism distinction -- Where does knowledge come from? Perception : The problem of perceptual knowledge ; Indirect realism ; Idealism ; Transcendental idealism ; Direct realism -- Testimony and memory : The problem of testimonial knowledge ; Reductionism ; Credulism ; The problem of memorial knowledge -- A priority and inference : A priori and empirical knowledge ; The interdependence of A priori and empirical knowledge ; Introspective knowledge ; Deduction ; Induction ; Abduction -- 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 -- A case study : 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 -- Do we know anything at all? Scepticism about other minds : The problem of other minds ; The argument from analogy ; A problem for the argument from analogy ; Two versions of the problem of other minds ; Perceiving someone else's mind -- Radical scepticism : The radical sceptical paradox ; Scepticism and closure ; Mooreanism ; Contextualism -- Truth and objectivity : Objectivity, anti-realism, and scepticism ; Truth as the goal of inquiry ; Authenticity and the value of truth ; Relativism.
  • Local Note: acq2010phl
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Format: ix,185 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780415552981 (pbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 0415552982 (pbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 9780415552967 (hardback : alk. paper);ISBN 0415552966 (hardback : alk. paper);ISBN 9780203092217 (ebk.);ISBN 020309221X (ebk.)
  • Subjects: Knowledge, Theory of; Wissenschaftstheorie; Erkenntnistheorie; Wissen; Kennistheorie
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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