Christopher Peacocke's The Realm of Reason [Book Review]
Graduate studies at Western
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 74 (3):776-791 (2007)
|Abstract||In this book, Christopher Peacocke proposes a general theory about what it is for a thinker to be entitled to form a given belief. This theory is distinctively rationalist: that is, it gives a large role to the a priori, while insisting that the propositions or contents that can be known a priori are not in any way “true in virtue of meaning” (and without in any other way denigrating these propositions as “trivial”, or as propositions that “tell us nothing about the world”, or the like). Peacocke then applies this theory to several classical problems in epistemology — to the problem of how our sensory experiences can entitle us to form beliefs about the external world, to the problem of induction, and to the problem of what entitles us to form moral beliefs.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Christopher Peacocke (1986). Reply to Humphreys, Quinlan, Higginbotham, Schiffer and Soames's Comments on Peacocke's Explanation in Computational Psychology. Mind and Language 1:388-402.
Wayne A. Davis (2005). Concepts and Epistemic Individuation. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (2):290-325.
Wayne A. Davis (2005). Concepts and Epistemic Individuation (Christopher Peacocke). Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (2):290-325.
Jennifer Nagel (2006). Review of Albert Casullo, A Priori Justification. [REVIEW] Philosophical Review 115 (2):251-255.
B. J. C. Madison (2011). Peacocke’s A Priori Arguments Against Scepticism. Grazer Philosophische Studien 83:1-8.
Ralph Wedgwood (2007). The Realm of Reason by Christopher Peacocke. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 74 (3):776-791.
Christopher Peacocke (2004). The Realm of Reason. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads37 ( #36,967 of 722,935 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,087 of 722,935 )
How can I increase my downloads?