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- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 69.99
How do we know our current states of mind?what we want, and believe in? Jordi Fernández proposes a new theory of self-knowledge, challenging the traditional view that it is a matter of introspection. He argues that we know what we believe and desire by 'looking outward', towards the states of affairs which those beliefs and desires are about. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99
Martin Smith explores the question of what it takes for a belief to be justified or rational. He argues that in order to have justification for believing a proposition, one's evidence must normically support it?roughly, one's evidence must make the falsity of that proposition abnormal in the sense of calling for special, independent explanation. more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 38.99
Oxford Studies in Epistemology is a biennial publication which offers a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this important field. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board, it publishes exemplary papers in epistemology, broadly construed. Anyone wanting to understand the latest developments in the discipline can start here. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 64.99
This volume presents new work on infinitism, the view that there are no foundational reasons for beliefs?an ancient view in epistemology, now growing again in popularity. Leading epistemologists illuminate its strengths and weaknesses, and address questions new and old about justification, reasoning, responsibility, disagreement, and trust. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 20.99
People are minded creatures; we have thoughts, feelings and emotions. More intriguingly, we grasp our own mental states, and conduct the business of ascribing them to ourselves and others without instruction in formal psychology. How do we do this? And what are the dimensions of our grasp of the mental realm? In this book, Alvin I. Goldman explores... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99
The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism features twenty-six newly commissioned chapters by top figures in Epistemology. Part One contains articles explaining important kinds of skeptical reasoning. Part Two focuses on responses to skeptical arguments. Part Three concentrates on important contemporary issues revolving around skepticism. As the first volume... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 72.99
Testimony, Trust, and Authority develops and defends an interpersonal theory of testimony according to which a speaker's testimony provides an audience with a distinctively second-personal reason for belief. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 37.99
How can we know? How can we attain justified belief? These traditional questions in epistemology have inspired philosophers for centuries. Now, in this exceptional work, Alvin Goldman, distinguished scholar and leader in the fields of epistemology and mind, approaches such inquiries as legitimate methods or "pathways" to knowledge. He examines the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 54.99
Most philosophers writing about personal identity in recent years claim that what it takes for us to persist through time is a matter of psychology. In this groundbreaking new book, Eric Olson argues that such approaches face daunting problems, and he defends in their place a radically non-psychological account of personal identity. He defines human... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 69.00
This book develops a novel approach to distributed cognition and collective intentionality. It is argued that collective mentality should be only be posited where specialized subroutines are integrated in a way that yields skillful, goal-directed behavior that is sensitive to concerns that are relevant to a group as such . more...