Readings In Formal Epistemology: Sourcebook

May 30, 2018|
Readings In Formal Epistemology: Sourcebook by Henrik Boensvang
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This volume presents 38 classic texts in formal epistemology, and strengthens the ties between research into this area of philosophy and its neighbouring intellectual disciplines. The editors provide introductions to five subsections: Bayesian Epistemology, Belief Change, Decision Theory, Interactive Epistemology and Epistemic Logic.

''Formal epistemology'' is a term coined in the late 1990s for a new constellation of interests in philosophy, the origins of which are found in earlier works of epistemologists, philosophers of science and logicians. It addresses a growing agenda of problems concerning knowledge, belief, certainty, rationality, deliberation, decision, strategy, action and agent interaction - and it does so using methods from logic, probability, computability, decision and game theory. The volume also includes a thorough index and suggestions for further reading, and thus offers a complete teaching and research package for students as well as research scholars of formal epistemology, philosophy, logic, computer science, theoretical economics and cognitive psychology.

The late Horacio Arló-Costa was Professor of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania. Arló-Costa served as editor for the Review of Symbolic Logic, as area editor in epistemology for Synthese and as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Philosophical Logic. Vincent F. Hendricks is Director of the C...
Title:Readings In Formal Epistemology: Sourcebook
Product dimensions:937 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
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Published:May 30, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319793030

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