Oxford University Press (2005)

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Erik J. Olsson
Lund University
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It is tempting to think that, if a person's beliefs are coherent, they are also likely to be true. This truth conduciveness claim is the cornerstone of the popular coherence theory of knowledge and justification. Erik Olsson's new book is the most extensive and detailed study of coherence and probable truth to date. Setting new standards of precision and clarity, Olsson argues that the value of coherence has been widely overestimated. Provocative and readable, Against Coherence will make stimulating reading for epistemologists and anyone with a serious interest in truth
Keywords Truth Coherence theory  Skepticism
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Call number BD171.O47 2005
ISBN(s) 0199550514   0199279993   9780199279999   9780199550517
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