The third edition of this highly acclaimed text is ideal for introductory courses in epistemology. Assuming little or no philosophical knowledge, it guides beginning students through the landmarks in epistemology, covering historically important topics as well as current issues and debates.
Adam Morton is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma. His publications include Frames of Mind (1980), Disasters and Dilemmas (Blackwell, 1991), and Philosophy in Practice: An Introduction to the Main Questions (Blackwell, 1995).
Table of Contents
Foreword for Students.
1. Beliefs and their Qualities.
3. Apriori Beliefs.
4. Inductive Reasoning.
5. Middleword: Fallibilism.
6. Defining Knowledge.
7. Externalism and Epistemic Virtues.
8. Knowledge of Minds.
9. Moral Knowledge.
10. Bayesian and Naturalist Theories.
11. Afterword: Some Future Epistemology.
Appendix for Teachers.