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Philosophy and its epistemic neuroses

by Michael Hymers

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skepticism,
  • Knowledge, Theory of

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-212) and index

    StatementMichael Hymers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD201 .H95 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16953710M
    ISBN 100813391377
    LC Control Number99037918

    Abstract. Every claim to knowledge is contextual in a double sense. On the one hand, every such claim occurs within a specific situation of action, belief, or inquiry — i.e. within a particular sphere of concern or finite province of meaning 1, or in terms of the prevailing stock of knowledge at hand such, no claim can be properly understood or analyzed except in light of the specific Cited by: 7. A norm is something you should obey--it's a rule guiding your actions. An epistemic norm then is going to be a rule guiding your acquisition of beliefs.. Here's an example: cannot believe p and not-p.. Obviously consistency and other norms connected to logic are going to be important epistemic norms for us, but clearly they aren't sufficient all by themselves to help us keep.

      Robert Pasnau, Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado Robert Pasnau is professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is the founding editor of Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy and the author of many scholarly books and articles on the history of philosophy and its contemporary manifestations. His book Metaphysical Themes traced the Author: Robert Pasnau. Peter Ludlow, First Person Authority and Memory, Interpretations and Causes, /_11, (), (). Crossref Mario De Caro, Davidson in Focus, Interpretations and Causes, /_1, (), ().Cited by:

      The core of Kant's "epistemological turn" is the claim that the distinction between epistemic and ontological categories is an illusion. , Robert Greene, "Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature" (review of Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature by Richard Rorty), MLN, vol. 95, no. 5, p. Philosophy and its epistemic neuroses / Michael Hymers. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Skepticism. 2. Knowledge, Theory of. I. Title. BDH95 '—dc21 CIP.


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Philosophers have often thought that concepts such as ”knowledge” and ”truth” are appropriate objects for theoretical investigation. In a discussion which ranges widely over recent analytical philosophy and radical theory, Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses takes issue with this assumption, arguing that such theoreticism is not the solution but Philosophy and its epistemic neuroses book source of traditional problems in Cited by: 8.

Philosophy And Its Epistemic Neuroses By Michael Hymers. Hardback $ eBook $ ISBN Published Septem by Routledge Pages This book argues that analytical philosophy and radical theory alike stand in an ambivalent relationship with skepticism. It explains structuralism, feminist theory and critical.

Get this from a library. Philosophy and its epistemic neuroses. [Michael Hymers] -- "Philosophers have often thought that concepts such as "knowledge" and "truth" are appropriate objects for theoretical investigation.

In a discussion which ranges widely over recent analytical. Philosophy And Its Epistemic Neuroses Michael Hymers. Year: Publisher: Westview Press. Language: english. Pages: ISBN ISBN File: PDF, MB. Preview. Send-to-Kindle or Email. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the. Get this from a library. Philosophy and its epistemic neuroses. [Michael Hymers] -- This book argues that analytical philosophy and radical theory alike stand in an ambivalent relationship with skepticism.

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Tasssone, Metapsychology Online Reviews "I regard Ignorance and Imagination as an extremely valuable book. There is a great deal of contemporary interest among philosophers in the epistemic solution to the problem of by: "Précis of Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses" Dialo no.3 (): "Putnam and the Difficulty of Renouncing All Theory," International Studies inFile Size: 99KB.

Michael Hymers is Munro Professor of Metaphysics at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He is the author of Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses () and Wittgenstein and the Practice of Philosophy (), and a past editor of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy.

Notes to Foundationalist Theories of Epistemic Justification. Foundational knowledge or justified belief has also been called by foundationalists direct knowledge (justification), immediate knowledge, intuitive knowledge (justification); and the truths known have been referred to as self-evident truths, directly evident truths, self-presenting truths, and the given.

Bruce D. Marshall and Donald Davidson on epistemic justification. 40 Michael Hymers, Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses (Boulder: Westview Press, ), p.

In his recent book The Author: Adonis Vidu. In this powerful work of conceptual and analytical originality, the author argues for the primacy of the material arrangements of the laboratory in the dynamics of modern molecular biology. In a post-Kuhnian move away from the hegemony of theory, he develops a new epistemology of experimentation in which research is treated as a process for producing epistemic things.

Migotti, Mark. "For the Sake of Knowledge and the Love of Truth: Susan Haack Between Sacred Enthusiasm and Sophisticated Disillusionment" Susan Haack: the Philosopher Replies to Critics Ed.

de Waal, Cornelis Prometheus Books (to appear), Print. Modern treatment of epistemic logic began in the s when some philosophers noticed (as scholastics had done before them) certain regularities in the logical behaviour of the concept of knowledge (for example, that knowing a conjunction is equivalent to knowing all.

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION, EPISTEMOLOGICAL ISSUES IN Epistemological issues have always enjoyed a central place (along with metaphysical, moral, and social/political issues) in philosophical thinking about education.

In the entry "Philosophy of Education, History of" in this encyclopedia, Kingsley Price skillfully treats the entire history of the subject, from the Presocratics to John Dewey. Epistemology is central to philosophy of science, much more than say ontology or ethics.

Philosophy of science studies both the history and methods used to obtain scientific knowledge. Epistemology studies knowledge in general. So epistemology in. An epistemic virtue is a personal quality conducive to the discovery of truth, the avoidance of error, or some other intellectually valuable goal.

Current work in epistemology is increasingly value-driven, but this volume presents the first collection of essays to explore whether virtue epistemology can also be naturalistic, in the. This book explores how the relationship between philosophy and the brain can inform neuroscience, the mind-brain problem and debates about consciousness.

Written in a lively style with extensive pedagogy to explain complex concepts, this is interesting reading for students and researchers of psychology, neuroscience and philosophy.This article studies the extant class notes of a course on Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy () and (part of) the Principles of Philosophy (), which was given by the reformed.Externalism with regard to a given epistemic status (knowledge, for example, or justification) holds that it does depend on the external context of the believer, while internalism holds that it does not.

The view that a given epistemic status depends thus on context is generally known as ‘externalism’, however, and not as ‘contextualism’.