What Do Philosophers Know? A Critical Study of Williamson's "The Philosophy of Philosophy" [Book Review]

Grazer Philosophische Studien 80 (1):297-307 (2010)
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Andrew Melnyk
University of Missouri, Columbia
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This is a critical notice of Timothy Williamson's, The Philosophy of Philosophy (Blackwell, 2007). It focuses on criticizing the book's two main positive proposals: that we should “replace true belief by knowledge in a principle of charity constitutive of content”, and that “the epistemology of metaphysically modal thinking is tantamount to a special case of the epistemology of counterfactual thinking”.
Keywords metaphilosophy  modal knowledge  principle of charity  Timothy Williamson
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DOI 10.1163/18756735-90000884
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