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Published by Tulane University, Martinus Nijhoff in New Orleans, Hague .
Written in English


  • Knowledge, Theory of.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

Other titlesEpistemology one
SeriesTulane studies in philosophy -- v. 17
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14098317M

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Epistemology, the philosophical study of the nature, origin, and limits of human term is derived from the Greek epistēmē (“knowledge”) and logos (“reason”), and accordingly the field is sometimes referred to as the theory of knowledge. Epistemology has a long history within Western philosophy, beginning with the ancient Greeks and continuing to the present. Due to the unprecedented interest which the announcement of the topic of epistemology evoked from contributors, two annual volumes will be devoted to it. This volume accordingly is entitled Epistemology I, and the next volume will be entitled Epistemology II. Epistemology, characterized broadly, is an account of knowledge. Within the discipline of philosophy, epistemology is the study of the nature of knowledge and justification: in particular, the study of (a) the defining components, (b) the substantive conditions or sources, and (c) the limits of knowledge and justification. Categories (a)–(c) have. 'Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, 3 rd Edition is an excellent introductory textbook by one of the world’s leading epistemologists. This textbook would be a good choice for use in advanced undergraduate courses or introductory graduate courses on epistemology because it manages to be accessible enough for Cited by:

Epistemology definition is - the study or a theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity.   "Epistemology" is a near-model introductory philosophical text. It is clearly written and fair to all points of view. It takes the reader slowly and carefully through the definitions, distinctions, arguments and counter-arguments that define epistemology. It gives the reader a solid grounding in epistemological doctrine/5(19).   I am a Masters student taking a module in epistemology, and this book is the only required text, which is testament to its usefulness. It contains a full range of essays including classics (such as Gettier's on justified true belief, and Stroud's on Descartes' scepticism) to texts that demonstrate the more recent development of, and current 4/4(17). > Question: Why is epistemology important? Epistemology is the philosophical school of thought which studies knowledge and how we can actually know things about the universe. It asks questions such as What is knowledge and its limits, Are there m.

This book is based on work in epistemology extending over several decades. It combines into a systematic whole ideas, arguments, and doctrines evolved in various earlier investigations. The time has at last seemed right to combine these deliberations into a single systematic whole and this book .   / Good overview, but barely an introduction - the pp of Martin's book are insufficient to do much more than to familiarize the readers with the names of major schools, ideas, and seminal arguments in epistemology/5(15).   About this book Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology. Books shelved as ontology-epistemology: Deleuze Beyond Badiou: Ontology, Multiplicity, and Event by Clayton Crockett, Nihil Unbound: Naturalism and Anti-.