This comprehensive anthology draws together classic and contemporary readings by leading philosophers on epistemology. Ideal for any philosophy student. Epistemology: Contemporary Readings by Michael Huemer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Results 1 – 30 of 37 Epistemology: Contemporary Readings (Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy) by Michael Huemer and a great selection of.
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Epistemology: Contemporary Readings
Classic Problems and Contemporary Responses. Here the discussion is on the usual topics: Jul 04, Tsahai rated it really liked it. Each section begins with an introductory essay, guiding students into the topic. Write a customer review.
From the Presocratics to the Hellenistic Philosophers. This comprehensive anthology draws together classic and contemporary readings by leading philosophers on epistemology. Matt Skene rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Jt rated it really liked it Sep 16, Tyler rated it it was amazing May 05, Themes covered include, perception, memory, inductive inference, reason and the a priori, the architecture of knowledge, skepticism, the analysis of knowledge, testimony. History of Western Philosophy.
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But, importantly, it is intended as an introduction to work in both contemporary and historical epistemology rather than as an exhaustive survey of the subject. While it contains an excellent selection of big issues, it does lack entirely in the debate between internalists and externalists about justification.
Emma rated it liked it Aug 16, Readings From Past and Present. I would also like to see a more representative sample of women philosophers. It is a perfectly fine selection of readings for a person who wants a picture of some of the main huemeer of debate in contempotary. Each section begins with an introductory essay, guiding students into the topic.
Somewhat so, perhaps, but it isn’t contemlorary that surprising in a philosophy text. Ideal for any philosophy student, it will prove essential reading for epistemology courses, and is designed to complement Robert Audi’s textbook Epistemology: Epistemology, Misc in Epistemology.
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Readijgs Readings Michael Congemporary. For, as any student of philosophy can tell you, the history of philosophy isn’t just history; it’s also crucial for understanding the nature of the problems with which philosophers are dealing and the possible solutions that can be offered in response to those problems. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
A bit simplistic, if such a thing is possible at this level.
Susan Haack’s work is important, and it’s great to see her work on the structure of justification included, but hers is the only work by a w This is a nice text to use when teaching a survey course in epistemology for undergraduates. The Social Science Jargon Buster: Huemer also throws in a few selections from the ancients. Austin, Pollock, Nozick, Putnam, G. This strikes me as a glaring omission.
And it seems he has chosen historical selections that help the reader to understand the nature of the problems being discussed in each of the sections and why someone might think those problems are important ones.
The Best Books of For a more in-depth anthology in contemporary epistemology, check out the Epistemology volume edited by Sosa and Kim and published in Blackwell’s Philosophy Anthologies series.
Nevertheless, I see no reason why this book needs to be used in conjunction with the other book.