Williamson on Knowledge

Paperback | November 8, 2009

EditorPatrick Greenough, Duncan Pritchard

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Timothy Williamson's 2000 book Knowledge and Its Limits is perhaps the most important work of philosophy of the decade. Eighteen leading philosophers have now joined forces to give a critical assessment of ideas and arguments in this work, and the impact it has had on contemporary philosophy.They discuss epistemological issues concerning evidence, defeasibility, scepticism, testimony, assertion, and perception, and debate Williamson's central claim that knowledge is a mental state.

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Timothy Williamson's 2000 book Knowledge and Its Limits is perhaps the most important work of philosophy of the decade. Eighteen leading philosophers have now joined forces to give a critical assessment of ideas and arguments in this work, and the impact it has had on contemporary philosophy.They discuss epistemological issues concerni...

Patrick Greenough is a senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews. His works in the Philosophy of Logic, the Philosophy of Language, and Epistemology. Duncan Pritchard gained his PhD from the University of St. Andrews. His research is mainly in epistemology and he has published widely in this area...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:November 8, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019928752X

ISBN - 13:9780199287529

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Patrick Greenough and Duncan Pritchard: Introduction1. Tony Brueckner: E = K and Perceptual Knowledge2. Quassim Cassam: Can the Concept of Knowledge be Analysed?3. Elizabeth Fricker: Is Knowing a State of Mind? The Case Against4. Sanford Goldberg: The Knowledge Account of Assertion and the Nature of Testimonial Knowledge5. Alvin Goldman: Williamson on Knowledge and Evidence6. John Hawthorne and Maria Lasonen-Aarnio: Knowledge and Objective Chance7. Frank Jackson: Primeness, Internalism, Explanation8. Mark Kaplan: Williamson's Causal Approach to Probabilism9. Jonathan Kvanvig: Assertion, Knowledge and Lotteries10. Ram Neta: Defeating the Dogma of Defeasibility11. Stephen Schiffer: Evidence = Knowledge: Williamson's Solution to Skepticism12. Ernest Sosa: Timothy Williamson's Knowledge and its Limits13. Matthias Steup: Are Mental States Luminous?14. Neil Tennant: Cognitive Phenomenology, Semantic Qualia and Luminous Knowledge15. Charles Travis: Aristotle's Condition16. Timothy Williamson: Reponses to Critics