Designed to accompany Epistemology: An Anthology or stand alone as a concise primer, this is a straightforward and accessible introduction to contemporary epistemology for those studying the topic for the first time. * A step-by-step introduction to contemporary epistemology, with coverage of skepticism, epistemic justification, epistemic closure, virtue epistemology, naturalized epistemology, and more * Explains the main arguments of the most influential publications from the last 50 years * Contextualizes key concepts and themes, instead of treating them in isolation * Straightforward and accessible for those studying the topic for the first time * Designed to accompany the second edition of Epistemology: An Anthology (Wiley Blackwell, 2008), but stands on its own as a concise introduction to the key ideas and arguments in epistemology
John Turri is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He specializes in epistemology, philosophy of language, experimental philosophy, and cognitive science. He is editor of Virtuous Thoughts: The Philosophy of Ernest Sosa (2013) and co-editor of Contemporary Debates in Epistemology (2nd edition, Wiley, 2013) and Virtue Epistemology: Contemporary Readings (2012).
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