Aspects of Knowing

Epistemological Essays

Edited by

  • Stephen Hetherington, The University of South Wales, School of Philosophy, Sydney, Australia

AcknowledgementsContributors1. Introduction: The art of precise epistemology Stephen HetheringtonPart A. Epistemology as scientific?2. A problem about epistemic dependence Tim Oakley3. Accounting for commitments: A priori knowledge, ontology, and logical entailments Michaelis Michael4. Epistemic bootstrappingPeter Forrest5. More praise for Moore’s proofRoger White6. Lotteries and the Close Shave principle John Collins7. Skepticism, self-knowledge, and responsibilityDavid Macarthur8. A reasonable contextualism (or, Austin reprised)A. B. Dickerson9. Questioning contextualism Brian WeathersonPart B. Understanding knowledge?10. Truthmaking and the Gettier problemAdrian Heathcote11. Is knowing having the right to be sure?André Gallois12. Knowledge by intention? On the possibility of agent’s knowledge Anne Newstead13. Gettier’s theoremJohn Bigelow14. Knowledge that works: A tale of two conceptual models Stephen Hetherington
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Audience

Graduate students and researchers in the field of cognitive science

 

Book information

  • Published: May 2006
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044979-1


Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsContributors1. Introduction: The art of precise epistemology Stephen HetheringtonPart A. Epistemology as scientific?2. A problem about epistemic dependence Tim Oakley3. Accounting for commitments: A priori knowledge, ontology, and logical entailments Michaelis Michael4. Epistemic bootstrappingPeter Forrest5. More praise for Moore’s proofRoger White6. Lotteries and the Close Shave principle John Collins7. Skepticism, self-knowledge, and responsibilityDavid Macarthur8. A reasonable contextualism (or, Austin reprised)A. B. Dickerson9. Questioning contextualism Brian WeathersonPart B. Understanding knowledge?10. Truthmaking and the Gettier problemAdrian Heathcote11. Is knowing having the right to be sure?André Gallois12. Knowledge by intention? On the possibility of agent’s knowledge Anne Newstead13. Gettier’s theoremJohn Bigelow14. Knowledge that works: A tale of two conceptual models Stephen Hetherington