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Epistemic value [electronic resource] / edited by Adrian Haddock, Alan Millar, and Duncan Pritchard.

Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (369 p.)
Subjects:
Knowledge, Theory of.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Recent epistemology has reflected a growing interest in issues about the value of knowledge and the values informing epistemic appraisal. Is knowledge more valuable that merely true belief or even justified true belief? Is truth the central value informing epistemic appraisal or do other values enter the picture? Epistemic Value is a collection of previously unpublished articles on such issues by leading philosophers in the field. It will stimulate discussion of the natureof knowledge and of directions that might be taken by the theory of knowledge. The contributors are Jason Baehr, Michael Br
Contents:
Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I. THE VALUE OF KNOWLEDGE; II. TRUTH AND EPISTEMIC APPRAISAL; APPENDIX. SYMPOSIUM ON JONATHAN KVANVIG'S: The Value of Knowledge and the Pursuit of Understanding; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Haddock, Adrian.
Millar, Alan, Ph. D.
Pritchard, Duncan.
ISBN:
0-19-157112-1
9786612348860
1-282-34886-8
OCLC:
463184605
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