Description - Epistemology: Contemporary Readings by Michael Huemer
The Epsitemology Reader is a comprehensive anthology that draws together leading philosophers writing on major themes in epistemology. The book begins with an extended introduction by Robert Audi, one of the leading experts in the field of epistemology in which he sets the stage for the themes of the reader. Chapters appear under the headings: Perception, Memory, Reason, Testimony, The architecture of knowledge, The analysis of knowledge, Skepticism and Inference. Each section is prefaced by an introductory essay by the editor which guides students gently into each topic. The book is highly accessible and user-friendly and provides a broad-ranging exploration of the subject drawing from classical and contemporary articles. Ideal for any philosophy student, this book will prove essential reading for any epistemology course. The anthology is designed to complement Robert Audi's textbook Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge 1998)
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Author Biography - Michael Huemer
Michael Huemer is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of Skepticism and the Veil of Perception (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001). Robert Audi is Professor of Philosophy at Lincoln University, Nebraska. He is regarded as one of the top experts in epistemology. His numerous previous publications include Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge 1998), Practical Reasoning (Routledge, 1996), Moral Knowledge and Moral Character (OUP, 1997). He is also editor of the Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy (CUP, 1999).