Contemporary Debates in Epistemology
Matthias Steup, John Turri, Ernest Sosa
Wiley, Jun 26, 2013 - Philosophy - 400 pages
Fully updated with new topics covering the latest developments and debates, the second edition of this highly influential text retains its unique combination of accessibility and originality.Second edition of a highly influential text that has already become a standard in the field, for students and professional researchers alike, due to its impressive line-up of contributors, and its unique combination of accessibility and originalityTwenty-six essays in total, covering 13 essential topicsFeatures five new topics that bring readers up to speed on some of the latest developments in the field, and give them a glimpse of where it's headed: Should knowledge come first? Do practical matters affect whether you know? Is virtuous motivation essential to knowing? Can knowledge be lucky? Can evidence be permissive?Substantially updates two other debates: Is there immediate justification? Can belief be justified through coherence alone?