Cambridge University Press (2004)

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William F. Harms
Seattle Central Community College
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This book is intended to help transform epistemology - the traditional study of knowledge - into a rigorous discipline by removing conceptual roadblocks and developing formal tools required for a fully naturalized epistemology. The evolutionary approach which Harms favours begins with the common observation that if our senses and reasoning were not reliable, then natural selection would have eliminated them long ago. The challenge for some time has been how to transform these informal musings about evolutionary epistemology into a rigorous theoretical discipline capable of complementing current scientific studies of the evolution of cognition with a philosophically defensible account of meaning and justification.
Keywords Knowledge, Theory of  Evolution
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Call number BD177.H37 2004
ISBN(s) 0521815142   9780521039215   9780521815147   9780511192241   9780511498473
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