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The Resource Unnatural doubts : epistemological realism and the basis of scepticism, Michael Williams

Unnatural doubts : epistemological realism and the basis of scepticism, Michael Williams

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Unnatural doubts : epistemological realism and the basis of scepticism
Title
Unnatural doubts
Title remainder
epistemological realism and the basis of scepticism
Statement of responsibility
Michael Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947 July 6-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Michael
Index
index present
LC call number
BD161
LC item number
.W49 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Princeton paperbacks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Realism
  • Skepticism
Label
Unnatural doubts : epistemological realism and the basis of scepticism, Michael Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-382) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Pessimism in Epistemology -- Unnatural Doubts? -- Philosophy versus Common Life -- The New Humeans -- The Epistemologist's Dilemma -- Unusual Questions -- Definitive Refutation -- The Burden of Theory -- The Priority of Experience -- Epistemology and Radical Scepticism -- Scepticism and Epistemological Priority -- Presupposition or By-product? -- Agrippa's Trilemma -- Knowledge and the Senses -- The Neutrality of Experience -- Sceptical Hypotheses -- Dreaming and Knowing -- Epistemological Realism -- Generality and Epistemic Priority -- Externalism and Traditional Epistemology -- Knowledge as an Object of Theory -- Explanation or Deflation? -- Foundationalism -- Methodological Necessity -- Priority Reconsidered -- Scepticism in Context -- Examples and Paradigms -- The Best-case Argument -- Knowledge by Example -- Generic and Specific -- Knowing and Claiming -- The Scope of Knowledge -- Examples and Paradigms -- Ordinary Language and Philosophical Diagnosis -- Scepticism and Reflection -- Philosophy as Reflective Understanding -- Diagnosis and Disappointment -- Reflection and Detachment -- Relevant Alternatives and Epistemic Closure -- The Two-factor Theory -- Error and Estrangement -- Practical Knowledge and Radical Doubt -- Epistemology as Pure Inquiry -- The Unreality of Knowledge -- Scepticism and Objectivity -- Realism and Scepticism -- Truth and justification -- Scepticism without Truth -- Objectivity and Progress -- Epistemology Naturalized -- Truth and Context -- Coherence and Truth -- What is a Coherence Theory? -- Radical Holism -- Coherence and Explanation -- Local and Global -- Internalism and Epistemic Priority -- Criterial justification -- Scepticism and Charity -- The Instability of Knowledge -- Closure Again -- Knowledge and Reliability -- Context and Closure -- Knowing and Telling -- Relevant Alternatives -- Tracking the Truth -- Closure Regained -- The Instability of Knowledge -- The Humean Condition -- Notes -- Index
Control code
DCLC9540064-B
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 386 p.
Isbn
9780691011158
Lccn
95040064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Unnatural doubts : epistemological realism and the basis of scepticism, Michael Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-382) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Pessimism in Epistemology -- Unnatural Doubts? -- Philosophy versus Common Life -- The New Humeans -- The Epistemologist's Dilemma -- Unusual Questions -- Definitive Refutation -- The Burden of Theory -- The Priority of Experience -- Epistemology and Radical Scepticism -- Scepticism and Epistemological Priority -- Presupposition or By-product? -- Agrippa's Trilemma -- Knowledge and the Senses -- The Neutrality of Experience -- Sceptical Hypotheses -- Dreaming and Knowing -- Epistemological Realism -- Generality and Epistemic Priority -- Externalism and Traditional Epistemology -- Knowledge as an Object of Theory -- Explanation or Deflation? -- Foundationalism -- Methodological Necessity -- Priority Reconsidered -- Scepticism in Context -- Examples and Paradigms -- The Best-case Argument -- Knowledge by Example -- Generic and Specific -- Knowing and Claiming -- The Scope of Knowledge -- Examples and Paradigms -- Ordinary Language and Philosophical Diagnosis -- Scepticism and Reflection -- Philosophy as Reflective Understanding -- Diagnosis and Disappointment -- Reflection and Detachment -- Relevant Alternatives and Epistemic Closure -- The Two-factor Theory -- Error and Estrangement -- Practical Knowledge and Radical Doubt -- Epistemology as Pure Inquiry -- The Unreality of Knowledge -- Scepticism and Objectivity -- Realism and Scepticism -- Truth and justification -- Scepticism without Truth -- Objectivity and Progress -- Epistemology Naturalized -- Truth and Context -- Coherence and Truth -- What is a Coherence Theory? -- Radical Holism -- Coherence and Explanation -- Local and Global -- Internalism and Epistemic Priority -- Criterial justification -- Scepticism and Charity -- The Instability of Knowledge -- Closure Again -- Knowledge and Reliability -- Context and Closure -- Knowing and Telling -- Relevant Alternatives -- Tracking the Truth -- Closure Regained -- The Instability of Knowledge -- The Humean Condition -- Notes -- Index
Control code
DCLC9540064-B
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 386 p.
Isbn
9780691011158
Lccn
95040064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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