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作者 Vahid, Hamid, 1959-
書名 The epistemology of belief [electronic resource] / Hamid Vahid
出版項 Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
國際標準書號 9780230584471
國際標準號碼 10.1057/9780230584471 doi
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說明 vii, 216 p
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-210) and index
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Truth and the Aim of Belief -- Belief, Interpretation andMoore's Paradox -- Belief, Sensitivity and Safety -- Basic Beliefs and the Problem of Nondoxastic Justification -- Experience as Reason for Beliefs -- The Problem of the Basing Relation -- Basic Beliefs, Easy Knowledge and the Problem of Warrant Transfer -- Belief, Justification and Fallibility -- Knowledge of our Beliefs and Privileged Access -- Notes -- References -- Index --
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 3, 2009). Access may berestricted to users at subscribing institutions
This book offers a challenge to certain epistemic features of belief, resulting in a unified and coherent picture of the epistemology of belief. The author examines current ideas in a number ofareas, beginningwith the truth-directed nature of belief in the context of the so-called 'Moore's paradoxes'. He then investigates the sensitivity of beliefsto evidence by exploring how sensory experiences can confer justifications on the beliefs they give rise to, and provides an account of the basing relation problem. The consequences of these arguments are carefully considered, particularly theissues involving the problem of easy knowledge and warrant transmission. Finally, he focuses on thepurported fallibility of beliefs and our knowledge of their contents, arguing that the fallible/infallible distinction is best understood in terms of externalist/internalist conceptions of knowledge,and that the thesis of content externalism does not threaten the privileged character of self-knowledge
鏈接 Original 9780230201460 0230201466 (DLC) 2008027564 (OCoLC)232921798
主題 Knowledge, Theory of (Religion)
Belief and doubt
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