In Jay Rosenberg's lively and accessible introductory dialogue, four bright students explore a number of the central topics and problems of contemporary epistemology--skepticism and certainty, internalism and externalism, foundationalism and coherentism, and the nature and limits of justification. Their wide-ranging discussion highlights many of the vivid and imaginative thought-experiments that have shaped both classical and contemporary reflections on the scope and character of our knowledge of the world.The Second Conversation Skipa#39;s aquot;Great Car Theft Lotteryaquot; example comes from Jonathan Vogel, aquot;Are There Counterexamples to the ... Belmont, CA, 1988) and William Alston, Epistemic Justification: Essays in the Theory of Knowledge ( Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY, 1989). ... This also has an ancient lineage, going back at least to Sextus Empiricusa#39; outline of Agrippaa#39;s aquot;Five Modes Leading to theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Three Conversations about Knowing|
|Author||:||Jay F. Rosenberg|
|Publisher||:||Hackett Publishing - 2000|