The Theory of Knowledge: Classical and Contemporary Readings
Louis P. Pojman
Wadsworth, 1999 - Knowledge, Theory of - 643 pages
This is the most up-to-date and comprehensive reader in epistimology on the market. Containing 67 readings, the book is now organized into eleven parts which outline the subjects central to contemporary epistemology. Opposing positions are set forth for all issues and a brief synopsis introduces each reading.
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