Epistemology and Cognition

Epistemology and Cognition

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Whatever the target of our effort to know--whether we probe the origin of the cosmos, the fabric of man-made symbols and culture, or simply the layout of our immediate environment--all knowledge is grounded in natural cognitive capacities. Against the traditional view, Alvin Goldman argues that logic, probability theory, and linguistic analysis cannot by themselves delineate principles of rationality or justified belief. The mind's operations must be taken into account.Nuel Belnap, Jr., and Thomas Steel, Jr., The Logic of Questions and Answers ( New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976). 9. For further treatment of ... Addison- Wesley, 1977); Nils Nilsson, Principles of Artificial Intelligence (Palo Alto, Calif.: Tioga, 1980); and ... Logic, and Rationality (Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1980). 14. Actuallyanbsp;...

Title:Epistemology and Cognition
Author:Alvin I. Goldman
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 1986


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