Virtuous Thoughts: The Philosophy of Ernest Sosa , edited by John Turri, appears in the Philosophical Studies series Springer, 2013. The resulting book is a valuable resource for scholars and can serve as a textbook for graduate seminars in epistemology. Ernest Sosa is one of today's most distinguished epistemologists and his system is unrivaled in detail and nuance. Sosa, in the Series Great Debates in Philosophy Blackwell Publishers. In this light it has emerged, without a doubt, that philosophy of science is closely related to epistemology. By adopting a kind of virtue epistemology in line with the tradition found in Aristotle, Aquinas, Reid, and especially Descartes, he presents an account of knowledge which can be used to shed light on different varieties of skepticism, the nature and status of intuitions, and epistemic normativity. By subscribing, you get access to a huge library of multimedia content, which is updated daily.
Elkins considers how the principal concepts of perspective have been rewritten in work by Erwin Panofsky, Hubert Damisch, Martin Jay, Paul Ricoeur, Jacques Lacan, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and E. Reprinted as follows: in Empirical Knowledge, ed. Descartes is a part of this ancient tradition, but he goes beyond it by considering not just whether knowledge is possible at all but also how we can properly attain it. Overall, these comparative and historical studies demonstrate that the dynamics of curriculum-making and curricular reform are increasingly forged within wider regional, cross-regional and global contexts. Another takes up the epistemology of testimony from the performance-theoretic perspective. Sosa calls beliefs that are grounded in the exercise of such virtues apt.
This book argues that reflection cannot solve any of these problems. Virtues, a debate between L. Others suggest that changes regarding the intended contents of primary and secondary school curricula reveal regional or trans-cultural influences. Knowledge in perspective: Selected essays in epistemology. Highlights of the readings include direct exchanges between leading exponents of this approach and their critics. Book Symposium in Philosophical Studies 2009 , with Jessica Brown, Earl Conee, and Duncan Pritchard. Intellectual Virtue in Perspective: The View Developed: 13.
Ernest Sosa is one of today's most distinguished epistemologists and his system is unrivaled in detail and nuance. Internalist foundationalism was popular through much of the history of Western epistemology, but has been subjected to intense critical scrutiny in the last century. The foundations of foundationalism; 10. I raise questions about both elements of his reply. Next he turns to the quietist naturalism found in David Hume, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and P. This lucidly written and accessible book will generate controversy among all readers with an interest in epistemology, philosophy of language, history of philosophy, and the philosophy of mathematics. Sosa organized by Episteme in July of 2018, with the proceedings to be published in the journal.
Sceptics would deny us any such accomplishment, and the account of knowledge here is framed by confrontations with the two sceptics. Ted Honderich Oxford University Press, 1995 , in the Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers , ed. A Virtue Epistemology draws a Picture of human knowledge as a kind of successful cognitive performance. This article provides a survey of various arguments for and against epistemic iteration principles, with a focus on arguments relevant to a wide range of such principles. Reviewed by Bruce Hunter and Adam Morton: Mind 119 2010. Reprinted in The Skeptics, edited by Steven Luper Ashgate, 2003.
Entry on Thomas Reid jointly with James Van Cleve for The Modern Philosophers: From Descartes to Nietzsche, edited by Steven Emmanuel Blackwell. Amrei Bahr and Markus Seidel Springer, 2016 Performance Normativity, ed. Knowledge Development, Society and Economics Author: Professor Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd. Editor, since 1983, of Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. The book concludes with a defense of the epistemic circularity inherent in meta-aptness and thereby in the full aptness of knowing full well.
The argument is that knowledge is becoming the main economic resource, replacing the natural resources that drove the industrial revolution. Let S refer to the subject whose beliefs we wish to evaluate. On a higher level is found the normativity of the meta-apt performance, which manifests not necessarily first-order skill or competence but rather the reflective good judgment required for proper risk assessment. Reprinted in The Skeptics, edited by Steven Luper Ashgate, 2003. Intellectual virtue in perspective; Index.
. Elected in 2001 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This book steps back for a better view of the more general issues posed by the ancient Greek Pyrrhonists. Second, Sosa's reliability-grounded virtue perspectivism is challenged by what Sosa calls the problem of meta-incoherence, which arises from cases in which a subject's beliefs are produced by a faculty whose de facto reliability is not or at least not yet recognized by the subject. Fernandez Oxford University Press, 2016. Recently, Sosa has also contributed important work on the following question: If a belief is to be an instance of knowledge, what modal link must there exist between the belief and its truth? Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Epistemology: An Anthology. We need to know what the mechanisms are by which knowledge becomes legitimate, true and relevant.
There are many treasures here, including strictures on an 'argumenative' account of justification and knowledge, acute criticisms of coherence theory, an important distinction between what he calls 'formal foundationalism' and 'substantive foundationalism', some salutary pooh-poohing of fashionable versions of 'naturalized epistemology', a useful discussion of the epistemology of testimony, a plea for the importance of 'abduction', and much more. She founded a study group, The Society of Inner Light, which is still active in London today. Book Symposium in Crítica 2010 , with Juan Comesaña, Angeles Eraña, Miguel Angel Fernandez, Jonathan Kvanvig, and Lorena García. Subject of entries in the Oxford Companion to Philosophy , ed. While noting that human knowledge trades on distinctive psychological capacities, Sosa also emphasizes the role of the social in human knowledge.