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An introduction to contemporary epistemology

by Jonathan Dancy

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford, UK, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJonathan Dancy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD161 .D29 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 259 p. ;
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2865245M
    ISBN 100631136223, 0631136215
    LC Control Number84028334

    philosophy as well as in contemporary philosophy, epistemologists will always have work to do. Debates over the analysis of knowledge, the sources of knowledge, and the status of skepticism will alone keep the discipline of epistemology active and productive. This book presents some of the best work in contemporary epistemology by leading. An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology. Jonathan Dancy. Blackwell () Authors Abstract Introduction As its title indicates, this book is intended to provide an introduction to the main topics currently discussed under the rather unclear Keywords Knowledge, Theory of History: Categories Epistemology, General Works in EpistemologyAuthors: Jonathan Dancy, University of Texas at Austin.

      This book is exactly what it claims to be: an introduction to the contemporary theory of knowledge (epistemology - what a great word!). Dancy presents an excellent - thorough and lucid - account of the problems connected with the nature of knowledge, how those problems have been approached and dealt with and the advantages and disadvantages of the different approaches such 5/5(1). An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science. Author: Kevin McCain,Kostas Kampourakis. Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» What Is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science.

    Get this from a library! An introduction to contemporary epistemology. [Jonathan Dancy] -- This volume represents the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of canonical readings in theory of knowledge. Concentration on the central topics of the field, it includes many of the most.   Jonathan Dancy is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading and author of Berkeley: An Introduction (Blackwell, ) and Moral Reasons (Blackwell, ), and editor of A Companion to Epistemology (with Ernest Sosa, Blackwell, ), Reading Parfit (Blackwell, ), and Normativity (Blackwell, ).Author: Jonathan Dancy.


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Jonathan Dancy - - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 49 (2) Marie McGinn & Jonathan Dancy - - Philosophical Quarterly 36 ()Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge (3rd ed.) (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy series) by Robert Audi.

Epistemology, or “the theory of knowledge,” is concerned with how we know what we know, what justifies us in believing what we believe, and what standards of evidence we should use in.