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Epistemic Value

Adrian Haddock, Alan Millar, and Duncan Pritchard (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231188
eISBN:
9780191710827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231188.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book contains a collection of chapters on value in epistemology. Two themes loom large. One is about the value of knowledge. There are problems deriving from Plato's Meno concerning whether ... More


Introduction

Alan Millar, Adrian Haddock, and Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemic Value

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231188
eISBN:
9780191710827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231188.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The themes of the book—the value of knowledge and epistemic appraisal broadly conceived—are introduced in this chapter. The Meno problem is explained and related to the swamping problem as discussed ... More


Value Matters in Epistemology

Ernest Sosa

in Knowing Full Well

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143972
eISBN:
9781400836918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143972.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes up how value matters in epistemology, and considers the Meno problem (“In what way is knowledge better than merely true belief?”) as to the content and plausibility of the claim ... More


Knowing Full Well

Ernest Sosa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143972
eISBN:
9781400836918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143972.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explains the nature of knowledge through an approach originated by the author years ago, known as virtue epistemology. The book provides a comprehensive account of the author's views on ... More


From the Value of Knowledge to Skills and Stereotypes: The Individual Ideal of Known Freedom

Boudewijn de Bruin

in The Business of Liberty: Freedom and Information in Ethics, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198839675
eISBN:
9780191875502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839675.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter develops the normative ideal of known freedom. You possess known freedom to the extent that you possess knowledge about your opportunity set—that is, about available actions, their ... More


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