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Virtue Epistemology: Contemporary Readings - MIT Readers in Contemporary Philosophy (Hardback)
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Virtue Epistemology: Contemporary Readings - MIT Readers in Contemporary Philosophy (Hardback)

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Hardback 426 Pages / Published: 03/08/2012
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Virtue epistemology is a diverse and flourishing field, one of the most exciting developments in epistemology to emerge over the last three decades. Virtue epistemology begins with the premise that epistemology is a normative discipline and, accordingly, a central task of epistemology is to explain the sort of normativity that knowledge, justified belief, and the like involve. A second premise is that a focus on the intellectual virtues (individual intellectual excellences) is essential to carrying out this central task. This collection offers some of the most influential and agenda-setting work at the heart of virtue epistemology's research program. Taken together, they will equip the reader to enter the ongoing discussion and debate in the field. The selections range from seminal contributions by Ernest Sosa, who introduced the notion of intellectual virtue into the contemporary literature, to a study of "epistemic justice" that draws on To Kill a Mockingbird and The Talented Mr. Ripley. The readings include overviews of the field that also serve to advance the discussion; investigations of the nature of knowledge; reflections on the value of knowledge; examinations of credit and luck; and explorations of future directions for research.

Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780262017879
Number of pages: 426
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm

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