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Description - Contextualism in Philosophy by Gerhard Preyer

In epistemology and in philosophy of language there is fierce debate about the role of context in knowledge, understanding, and meaning. Many contemporary epistemologists take seriously the thesis that epistemic vocabulary is context-sensitive. This thesis is of course a semantic claim, so it has brought epistemologists into contact with work on context in semantics by philosophers of language. This volume brings together the debates, in a set of twelve specially written essays representing the latest work by leading figures in the two fields. All future work on contextualism will start here.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199267408
ISBN-10: 0199267405
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 163mm x 29mm)
Pages: 412
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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