PHIL 477 - Theory of Knowledge
Section: 001 Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Advisory Prerequisites:
PHIL 345 or 383.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Introduction to contemporary epistemology, with attention to questions such as:

  • What is knowledge, and what is it good for?
  • Do we have any?
  • What makes for rational, or justified, beliefs?
  • Does your environment contribute to whether your belief is a good one?
  • What is the nature of reasons and reasoning?
  • When is a change in beliefs a good one?

PHIL 477 - Theory of Knowledge
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001 (LEC)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0847689379
Contemporary theories of knowledge, Author: John L. Pollock and Joseph Cru, Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield 2. ed. 1999
ISBN: 0199230439
Knowledge and practical interests, Author: Jason Stanley., Publisher: Clarendon 2007
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