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Epistemology

Ernest Sosa

Abstract

In this concise book, one of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the problem of knowledge in Western philosophy. Modern and contemporary accounts of epistemology tend to focus on limited questions of knowledge and skepticism, such as how we can know the external world, other minds, the past through memory, the future through induction, or the world's depth and structure through inference. The book steps back for a better view of the more general issues posed by the ancient Greek Pyrrhonists. Returning to and illuminating this older, broader ... More

Keywords: epistemologist, Western philosophy, epistemology, knowledge, scepticism, Cartesian epistemology, Descartes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780691183268
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691183268.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ernest Sosa, author
Rutgers University