Epistemology: Classic Problems and Contemporary Responses by Laurence Bonjour

By Laurence Bonjour

In Epistemology, Laurence Bonjour introduces the intense philosophy scholar to the background and ideas of epistemology, whereas at the same time difficult them to take an energetic half in its ongoing debates. The textual content displays BonJour's conviction that where to begin any dialogue of the theories of data is with the classical difficulties, starting with and based round Descartes. basically after the basis for realizing epistemology is laid does BonJour flow directly to the extra modern revolutions opposed to the classical technique. a flexible textual content that may be utilized in introductory-level epistemology classes, it might probably even be utilized by an upper-level epistemology classification while supplemented through acceptable readings. This booklet isn't, despite the fact that, an easy reader of the various theories of information. Epistemology prods scholars to imagine independently in regards to the quite a few epistemological methods awarded within the textual content, and shape their very own conclusions, therefore changing into energetic individuals within the ongoing debate.

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