THOMAS REID AND THE STORY OF EPISTEMOLOGY

THOMAS REID AND THE STORY OF EPISTEMOLOGY

Nicholas Wolterstorff's comparative analysis of Thomas Reid's epistemology relates Reid's philosophy to present-day epistemological discussions. This timely and relevant volume will be of great interest to historians of philosophy as well as philosophers concerned with epistemology and the philosophy of mind. Contents: Preface; 1. Reid's questions; 2. The way of ideas: structure and motivation; 3. Reid's opening attack: nothing is explained; 4. The attack continues: there's not the resemblance; 5. Reid's analysis of perception: the standard schema; 6. An exception (or two) to Reid's Standard Schema; 7. The epistemology of testimony; 8. Reid's way with the skeptic; 9. Common sense; 10. In conclusion: living wisely in the darkness; Index.
Editora: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN: 0521790131
ISBN13: 9780521790130
Edição: 1ª Edição - 2000
Número de Páginas: 304
Acabamento: HARDCOVER