What is This Thing Called Knowledge?

Routledge (2006)

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Duncan Pritchard
University of California, Irvine
Abstract
What is Knowledge? Where does it come from? Can we know anything at all? This lucid and engaging introduction grapples with these central questions in the theory of knowledge, offering a clear, non-partisan view of the main themes of epistemology including recent developments such as virtue epistemology and contextualism. Duncan Pritchard discusses traditional issues and contemporary ideas in thirteen easily digestible sections, including: the value of knowledge the structure of knowledge virtues and faculties perception testimony and memory induction scepticism. _What is this thing called Knowledge?_ contains many helpful student-friendly features including study questions, annotated further reading, a glossary and a guide to web resources. Clear and interesting examples are used throughout. This is an ideal first textbook in the theory of knowledge for undergraduates taking a first course in philosophy
Keywords Knowledge, Theory of
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Call number BD161.P749 2006
ISBN(s) 9780203852484   9780415657211   9781138225794   9780415552967   9780415387989   9781315889443   0415387981   0415552966   0415387973   0415552982   9780415552981   0203852486
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