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Embodiment and Epistemology

Louise M. Antony

in The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130058
eISBN:
9780199833481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130057.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In ”Embodiment and Epistemology,” Louise Antony considers a kind of ”Cartesian epistemology” according to which, so far as knowing goes, knowers could be completely disembodied, that is, pure ... More


The Problem of the Criterion

Ernest Sosa

in A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume I

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297023
eISBN:
9780191711411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297023.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter confronts the Pyrrhonian problematic based on the fearsome circle/regress/foundations trilemma using the animal/reflective epistemology developed in earlier chapters. It is argued that ... More


The Theory of Natural Knowledge

Thomas C. Vinci

in Cartesian Truth

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195113297
eISBN:
9780199833825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195113292.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Cartesian epistemology comprises three main divisions: (1) an a priori theory, discussed in Chs. 1–3, (2) a psychological theory of error explanations in judgment induced by features of our sense ... More


Epistemology

Ernest Sosa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183268
eISBN:
9781400883059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183268.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

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 ... More


Epistemology Externalized

Donald Davidson

in Subjective, Intersubjective, Objective: Philosophical Essays Volume 3

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237532
eISBN:
9780191597312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237537.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Attempts to radically revise the still predominant Cartesian underpinnings of epistemological theorizing, by attacking the belief that all knowledge is and all epistemology should be primarily based ... More


La Forge: Occasionalism and Cartesian Epistemology

Andrew R. Platt

in One True Cause: Causal Powers, Divine Concurrence, and the Seventeenth-Century Revival of Occasionalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190941796
eISBN:
9780190941826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941796.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 6 argues that La Forge is a “partial” occasionalist, who appeals to “body–body” occasionalism to defend Descartes’ central epistemic thesis that mind is better known than body. La Forge ... More


Cordemoy: Occasionalism and the Metaphysics of Motion

Andrew R. Platt

in One True Cause: Causal Powers, Divine Concurrence, and the Seventeenth-Century Revival of Occasionalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190941796
eISBN:
9780190941826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941796.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Cordemoy was the first of the Cartesians to argue in print for occasionalism about both body–body and mind–body causation—however, chapter 7 argues that Cordemoy had motives for adopting ... More


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