Warrant and Proper Function by Alvin Plantinga

Warrant and Proper Function

byAlvin Plantinga

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In this companion volume to Warrant: The Current Debate, Alvin Plantinga develops an original approach to the question of epistemic warrant; that is what turns true belief into knowledge. He argues that what is crucial to warrant is the proper functioning of one's cognitive faculties in theright kind of cognitive environment. Although this book is in some sense a sequel to its companion volume, the arguments do not presuppose those of the first book and it stands alone as a stimulating contribution to epistemology.

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Alvin Plantinga is at University of Notre Dame.
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Title:Warrant and Proper FunctionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.14 × 0.75 inPublished:May 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Here I must acknowledge a complication with respect to my way of thinking of warrant. I aim at something in the neighborhood of an analysis of warrant: an account or exploration of our concept of warrant, a concept nearly all of us have and regularly employ.

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"The present volume and its two companions raise larger issues and promise to significantly broaden the scope and influence of this epistemological project....There is much that is provocative and of great interest in this new book from Plantinga....readers of the first two volumes will findmuch food for thought here, and will have their appetites whetted for the third, forthcoming volume of the trilogy."--Mind