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Title Conceptions of knowledge / edited by Stefan Tolksdorf.
Imprint Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2012.

Series Berlin studies in knowledge research ; v. 4
Berlin studies in knowledge research ; v. 4.
Subject Knowledge, Theory of.
Alt Name Tolksdorf, Stefan.
Series Berlin studies in knowledge research ; v. 4
Berlin studies in knowledge research ; v. 4.
Subject Knowledge, Theory of.
Alt Name Tolksdorf, Stefan.
Description 1 online resource (x, 712 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note English and German.
Contents Introduction; Chapter One Knowledge, Ability, and Manifestation; Part One: Knowledge As Ability; Knowledge and Knowing: Ability and Manifestation; Wie Wissen funktioniert; Part Two : Knowledge Through Ability; Knowing Full Well; Die Natur von Fähigkeiten und der Zweck von Wissen; The Genealogy of the Concept of Knowledge and Anti-Luck Virtue Epistemology; Knowledge, Abilities, and Epistemic Luck: What Is Anti-Luck Virtue Epistemology and What Can It Do?; Knowledge as a Fallible Capacity; Part Three: Knowing-How; Knowing-How: Indispensable but Inscrutable.
Knowledge-How, Linguistic Intellectualism, and Ryle's ReturnChapter Two Knowledge in Situations: Contexts and Contrasts; Part One: Contextualism; Two Varieties of Knowledge; Nonindexical Contextualism -- an Explication and Defense; Part Two : Contrastivism; What is Contrastivism?; Contrastive Knowledge; Contrastivism rather than Something Else? -- On the Limits of Epistemic Contrastivism; Contrastive Knowledge: Reply to Baumann; PS: Response to Schaffer's Reply; Chapter Three Challenging Justification -- The Nature and Structure of Justification; Verantwortlichkeit und Verlässlichkeit.
Justification, Deontology, and Voluntary ControlInfinitism and the Epistemic Regress Problem; Das einfache Argument; What Is Transmission Failure?; Chapter Four Varieties and Forms ofKnowledge: Animal, Phenomenal, and Practical Knowledge; Epistemology and Cognitive Ethology; Non-Human Knowledge and Non-Human Agency; Phänomenales Wissen und der Hintergrund; Rechtliches Wissen; Chapter Five Skepticism: Pragmatic Answers?; Wittgensteins Zweifel; Skepticism, Contextualism and Entitlement; Wittgenstein and Williamson on Knowing and Believing; Notes on Contributors.
Summary The volume Conceptions of Knowledge collects current essays on contemporary epistemology and philosophy of science. The essays are primarily concerned with pragmatic and contextual extensions of analytic epistemology. The key concepts include epistemic abilities, forms of knowledge, and contexts of knowledge.
ISBN 9783110253597 (electronic bk.)
3110253593 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 785776479
Additional Format Print version: Conceptions of knowledge. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2012 (DLC) 2011030668

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