This comprehensive book introduces the concepts and theories central for understanding knowledge. It aims to reach students who have already done an introductory philosophy course.
Topics covered include perception and reflection as grounds of knowledge, and the nature, structure, and varieties of knowledge. The character and scope of knowledge in the crucial realms of ethics, science and religion are also considered.
Unique features of Epistemology:
* Provides a comprehensive survey of basic concepts and major theories
* Gives an up-to-date account of important developments in the field
* Contains many lucid examples to support ideas
* Cites key literature in an annotated bibliography.
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Robert Audi is the Professor of Philosophy and David E. Gallo Chair in Ethics, at the University of Notre Dame. He is internationally recognized as one of the leading authors in the field of epistemology. His books include The Structure of Justification (Cambridge University Press, 1993), Action, Intention and Reason (Cornell University Press, 1993) and Moral Knowledge and Ethical Character (Oxford University Press, 1997).Review:
Epistemology is simply the best textbook in epistemology that I know of.
–Thomas Vinci, Dalhousie University, Canada
Praise for the first edition A state-of-the-art introduction to epistemology by one of the leading figures in the field.
–William Alston, Syracuse University
No less than one would expect from a first-rate epistemologist who is also a master expositor....A superb introduction.
–Ernest Sosa, Brown University
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Descripción Routledge, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0415281091
Descripción Routledge, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0415281091
Descripción Routledge, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110415281091