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Immediate Justification and Process Reliabilism

Alvin I. Goldman

in Reliabilism and Contemporary Epistemology: Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199812875
eISBN:
9780199933150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812875.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter examines the ability to solve long-standing epistemological problems. It introduces the concept of foundationalism, which is a classical approach to the structure of justification. It ... More


Enquiries Concerning the Minds of Others

Matthew Parrott

in Knowing Other Minds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198794400
eISBN:
9780191882609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794400.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter serves as substantive introduction to the topic of this volume. More specifically, it discusses three central problems relating to our everyday knowledge of other minds. The first is an ... More


Constructivism

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains that to Latour, all epistemological problems are actually engineering problems. Knowing things amounts to knowing which objects must be concatenated in what kinds of ways in ... More


Pain, Subjectivity, and the Social

Rachel Ablow

in Victorian Pain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174464
eISBN:
9781400885176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174464.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter first describes two different recent approaches to the relation between pain and social life. The first position casts the pain of the other primarily as an epistemological ... More


Knowing It Hurts

Fred Dretske

in Knowledge and Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014083
eISBN:
9780262265782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014083.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is an attempt to navigate through the epistemology of pain and of sensations in general. This issue is a challenging one and leads to a host of some of the most confounding problems of ... More


The Epistemological Promise of Externalism

Barry Stroud

in Seeing, Knowing, Understanding: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198809753
eISBN:
9780191859205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809753.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the promise of an ‘externalist’ or ‘anti-individualist’ account of the contents of the thoughts and beliefs that one must have even to be faced with the challenging problem ... More


Schelling: The Poetry of Nature

in The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712109
eISBN:
9780226712185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712185.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Most recent historians of science regard the Romantic movement in general and Schelling in particular as having turned away from cool reason to embrace emotional mysticism. Schelling's early work, on ... More


Explaining Perceptual Knowledge: Reply to Quassim Cassam

Barry Stroud

in Seeing, Knowing, Understanding: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198809753
eISBN:
9780191859205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809753.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter offers a response to Quassim Cassam’s ‘Seeing and Knowing’, which challenges some of the conditions Cassam thinks the author has imposed on a satisfactory explanation of our knowledge of ... More


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