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Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic

Gila Sher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198768685
eISBN:
9780191822032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768685.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The essay approaches knowledge from the perspective of the “basic human epistemic situation”–the situation of limited yet resourceful beings, living in a complex world and aspiring to know it in its ... More


Quine’s Model of Knowledge: An Inner Tension

Gila Sher

in Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198768685
eISBN:
9780191822032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768685.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter constructs a model of knowledge based on the friction and freedom principles and the foundational-holistic methodology. Its starting point is Quine’s 1951 model. This model, with its ... More


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