Oxford Studies in Epistemology Volume 3

Paperback | July 3, 2010

EditorTamar Szabo Gendler, John Hawthorne

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Oxford Studies in Epistemology is a biennial publicaton which offers a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this important field. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board composed of leading philosophers in North America, Europe and Australasia, it publishes exemplarypapers in epistemology, broadly construed. Topics within its purview include: * traditional epistemological questions concerning the nature of belief, justification, and knowledge, the status of scepticism, the nature of the a priori, etc; * new developments in epistemology, including movements such as naturalized epistemology, feminist epistemology, social epistemology, and virtue epistemology, and approaches such as contextualism; * foundational questions in decision-theory; * confirmation theory and other branches of philosophy of science that bear on traditional issues in epistemology; * topics in the philosophy of perception relevant to epistemology; * topics in cognitive science, computer science, developmental, cognitive, and social psychology that bear directly on traditional epistemological questions; and * work that examines connections between epistemology and other branches of philosophy, including work on testimony and the ethics of belief. Anyone wanting to understand the latest developments at the leading edge of the discipline can start here.

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Oxford Studies in Epistemology is a biennial publicaton which offers a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this important field. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board composed of leading philosophers in North America, Europe and Australasia, it publishes exemplarypapers in epistemology, broadly construed. Topic...

Tamar Szabo Gendler is Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. John Hawthorne is Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy at the University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:July 3, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199584095

ISBN - 13:9780199584093

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1. Rachael Briggs: Putting a Value on Beauty2. Troy Cross: Skeptical Success3. John Gibbons: Seeing What You're Doing4. Chris Meacham: Unravelling the Tangled Web: Continuity, Internalism, Uniqueness and Self-Locating Belief5. Scott Sturgeon: Confidence and Coarse-Grained Attitudes6. Jonathan Sutton: There Are No Rational Pairs of Contradictory Beliefs (Whatever Some Philosophers of Language Say)7. Roger White: Evidential Symmetry and Mushy CredenceSpecial Theme: Social Epistemology Guest Editor: Alvin Goldman8. Alvin Goldman: Systems-Oriented Social Epistemology9. Franz Dietrich and Christian List: The Aggregation of Propositional Attitudes: Towards a General Theory10. Miranda Fricker: Can There Be Institutional Virtues?11. Melissa Koenig: Selective Trust in Testimony: Children's Evaluation of the Message, the Speaker and the Speech Act12. Jennifer Lackey: What Should We Do When We Disagree?13. Michael Strevens: Reconsidering Authority: Scientific Expertise, Bounded Rationality, and Epistemic Backtracking