Handbook of Epistemology [click on title for bibliographic details from amazon.com]

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Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Hardbound, ISBN 1-4020-1985-8 , March 2004, 1064 pp.
EUR 350.00 / USD 385.00 / GBP 242.00

edited by
Illka Niiniluoto (Dept. of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Finland)
Matti Sintonen (University of Tampere, Finland)
Jan Wolenski (Institute of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland)


Foreword. Contributors. Introduction. The History of Epistemology; J. Wolenski.

I: Sources of Knowledge and Belief. 1. Perception and Consciousness; R. Audi. 2. Testimony: Knowing through Being Told; E. Fricker. 3. Reason and Rationality; R. Samuels, S. Stich, L. Faucher.

II: Knowledge Acquisition. 4. Learning Theory and Epistemology; K. Kelly. 5. Scientific Discovery; M. Sintonen, M. Kiikeri. 6. Belief Revision from an Epistemological Point of View; S.O. Hanssen.

III: Truth and Justification. 7. The Analysis of Knowing; R. Shope. 8. Theories of Truth; M. David. 9. Realism; S. Haack. 10. Antirealism and the Role of Truth; G. Sundholm. 11. Theories of Justification; M. Lammenranta. 12. Belief and Acceptance; P. Weirich. 13. Induction; I. Niiniluoto.

IV: Epistemology and Areas of Knowledge. 14. Scientific Knowledge; P. Humphreys. 15. Mathematical Knowledge; R. Murawski. 16. Knowledge in the Humanities and Social Sciences; J. Margolis. 17. Self-Knowledge; T. Stoneham. 18. The Epistemology of Religious Belief; K. Yandell. 19. Knowledge and Semantic Competence; K. Johnson.

V: Special Topics. 20. Naturalism and Evolutionary Epistemologies; M. Bradie. 21. Relativism; H. Siegel. 22. Analytic vs. Synthetic and A Priori vs. A Posteriori; J. Wolenski. 23. Epistemology and Cognitive Science; F. Schmitt. 24. Sociology of Scientific Knowledge; D. Bloor. 25. Epistemic Logic; W. Lenzen. 26. Knowledge and Art; D. Novitz. 27. Feminist Epistemology; K. Lennon.

Index of Names. Subject Index.

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