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introduction to epistemology

by Charles Landesman

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Published by Blackwell in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-211) and index.

    StatementCharles Landesman.
    SeriesIntroducing philosophy ;, 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD161 .L325 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL976010M
    ISBN 100631202129, 0631202137
    LC Control Number96013100

    "Epistemology is probably the best introductory text on contemporary epistemology that one can find."--Patrick Rysiew, University of Victoria "This is a highly accessible and well-written introduction to contemporary epistemology, by two prominent contributors to several of the topics covered in the book.   I would classify this as an accessible but sophisticated introduction to feminist epistemology." Stella Gonzalez Arnal, Women's Philosophy Review, no. 24, * Moves across traditional disciplinary boundaries, bringing together the work of thinkers in areas as diverse as philosophy, film theory, and : Alessandra Tanesini.

    Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology is a book about epistemology by the philosopher Ayn Rand (with an additional article by Leonard Peikoff).Rand considered it her most important philosophical writing. First published in installments in Rand's journal, The Objectivist, July through February , the work presents Rand's proposed solution to the historic problem of universals Author: Ayn Rand. Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, Third Edition (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy) Robert Audi Epistemology, or “the theory of knowledge,” is concerned with how we know what we know, what justifies us in believing what we believe, and what standards of evidence we should use in seeking.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rand, Ayn. Introduction to objectivist epistemology. New York: New American Library, , © (OCoLC)   This book is the ideal introduction to the fundamental problems and issues of epistemology. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject and is valuable both as a core text for beginning students and as support material for more advanced : Charles Landesman.


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'Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, 3 rd Edition is an excellent introductory textbook by one of the world’s leading epistemologists. introduction to epistemology book This textbook would be a good choice for use in advanced undergraduate courses or introductory graduate courses on epistemology because it manages to be accessible enough for Cited by: This book is an excellent introduction to the difficult subject of epistemology.

The authors identify the major issues and provide clear examples. While the book is written from a Christian perspective, much of the material in the early chapters does not involve religious beliefs, and would be beneficial to anyone seeking to strengthen his or 4/4(24).

This book is based on work in epistemology extending over several decades. It combines into a systematic whole ideas, arguments, and doctrines evolved in various earlier investigations.

The time has at last seemed right to combine these deliberations into a single systematic whole and this book File Size: 2MB. The following is a transcript of this video. At the beginning of Aristotle’s work Metaphysics he states “All men by nature desire to know.” But what does it mean to know.

This is one of the questions that is addressed by the field of epistemology which we will provide an introduction to in this article. This book is the ideal introduction to the fundamental problems and issues of epistemology.

It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject and is valuable both as a core text for beginning students and as support material for more advanced courses/5.

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It's possible a more general introduction to philosophy with perhaps an emphasis on epistemology might not be the worst place to get started for a survey and getting very generally acquainted with the domain -- if you can frame your concern in terms of a plan of study, a problem you're encountering or a question about a concept or work you're trying to answer, it will definitely help potential.

This book is a wide-ranging introduction to epistemology, conceived as the theory of knowledge and justification. It presupposes no special background in philosophy and is meant to be fully understandable to any generally educated, careful reader, but for students it is most appropriately studiedFile Size: 1MB.

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Free UK delivery on eligible orders/5(20). Introduction to Epistemology []. Epistemology is the study and inquiry into the nature of knowledge and what we can know. The Ancient Greeks had notions about reality and knowledge. Plato's Allegory of the Cave was an early analogy to reality and the acquisition of radical knowledge.

Throughout the years, philosophers have discussed the individual's relationship to reality and knowledge, and. It turns out that epistemology is neglected somewhat in our tradition because of the emphasis on ontology. Part of the problem is that the characteristics of Knowledge, for instance its perdurance, have been attributed to Being.

While Being is uni. I would recommend this book if you already Recently I have picked up and read the remaining chapters one-by-one every so often (chs.

6, 7, 14, 15). This has been a good introduction to to the broad issues in epistemology and a dialog between the various positions/5. In Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology, Rand challenges the root premise of Kant’s epistemology and advances her radical alternative.

“The implicit, but unadmitted premise is the notion that only an ineffable consciousness can acquire a valid knowledge of reality, that ‘true’ knowledge has to be causeless, i.e., acquired.

After this, each author provides an extended defense of his or her own position on the relevant topic. In this way the essays go well beyond simple introductions.

They are attempts to (a) locate the current state of an important question in epistemology, and Cited by: 2. A Brief Introduction to the Topic. Keith DeRose, Yale University Dept.

of Philosophy. I suppose many are in the position of knowing that epistemology is a branch of philosophy, but not knowing anything beyond that. (Well, not knowing anything further about what epistemology is — let’s not get into. Epistemology and metaphysics are the fundamental philosophical pillars of any research.

While most human beings make epistemological and metaphysical judgements on a daily basis, unless engaged in a scholarly activity, the average person does not contemplate complex philosophical questions, such as whether invisible subatomic particles can be said to exist or the possibility of social reality.

Epistemology, or “the theory of knowledge,” is concerned with how we know what we know, what justifies us in believing what we believe, and what standards of evidence we should use in seeking truths about the world and human experience.

This comprehensive introduction to the field of epistemology explains the concepts and theories central to understanding knowledge. Along with covering. The word 'epistemology' comes to us from ancient Greek: the noun episteme meaning 'knowledge' and the suffix -ology meaning 'the science of' or 'the study of.' So, literally speaking, epistemology is the study or investigation of knowledge itself.

It is also often referred to as Theory of Knowledge. Sven Ove Hansson is professor in philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and History, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

He is editor-in-chief of Theoria and of the two book series Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Philosophy, Technology and is the author of more than articles in international refereed journals and books, in research areas including logic.

Get this from a library! An introduction to epistemology. [Jack S Crumley] -- "The second edition of Jack Crumley's An Introduction to Epistemology strikes a balance between the many issues that engage contemporary epistemologists and the contributions of the major historical.Epistemology, the philosophical study of the nature, origin, and limits of human term is derived from the Greek epistēmē (“knowledge”) and logos (“reason”), and accordingly the field is sometimes referred to as the theory of knowledge.

Epistemology has a long history within Western philosophy, beginning with the ancient Greeks and continuing to the present.The goal of this text is to present philosophy to newcomers as a living discipline with historical roots. While a few early chapters are historically organized, the goal in the historical chapters is to trace a developmental progression of thought that introduces basic philosophical methods and frames issues that remain relevant today.

Later chapters are topically organized/5(2).