Tracking Truth: Knowledge, Evidence, and Science

Oxford University Press (2007)
Abstract
Sherrilyn Roush defends a new theory of knowledge and evidence, based on the idea of "tracking" the truth, as the best approach to a wide range of questions about knowledge-related phenomena. The theory explains, for example, why scepticism is frustrating, why knowledge is power, and why better evidence makes you more likely to have knowledge. Tracking Truth provides a unification of the concepts of knowledge and evidence, and argues against traditional epistemological realist and anti-realist positions about scientific theories and for a piecemeal approach based on a criterion of evidence, a position Roush calls "real anti-realism." Epistemologists and philosophers of science will recognize this as a significant original contribution
Keywords Truth  Knowledge, Theory of  Evidence
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Call number BD171.R72 2007
ISBN(s) 0199232938   0199274738   9780199274734   9780199232932
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