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Description - Theory of Knowledge by Keith Lehrer

In this impressive second edition of Theory of Knowledge, Keith Lehrer introduces students to the major traditional and contemporary accounts of knowing. Beginning with the traditional definition of knowledge as justified true belief, Lehrer explores the truth, belief, and justification conditions on the way to a thorough examination of foundation theories of knowledge,the work of Platinga, externalism and naturalized epistemologies, internalism and modern coherence theories, contextualism, and recent reliabilist and causal theories. Lehrer gives all views careful examination and concludes that external factors must be matched by appropriate internal factors to yield knowledge. This match of internal and external factors follows from Lehrer's new coherence theory of undefeated justification. In addition to doing justice to the living epistemological traditions, the text smoothly integrates several new lines that will interest scholars. Also, a feature of special interest is Lehrer's concept of a justification game.This second edition of Theory of Knowledge is a thoroughly revised and updated version that contains several completely new chapters. Written by a well-known scholar and contributor to modern epistemology, this text is distinguished by clarity of structure, accessible writing, and an elegant mix of traditional material, contemporary ideas, and well-motivated innovation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813390536
ISBN-10: 0813390532
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Keith Lehrer

Keith Lehrer is Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona.

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