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Williams-Michael-Problems-of-Knowledge

Williams-Michael-Problems-of-Knowledge

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Preface
The tte of ths book is an aluson to A
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Ayers
he Problem o Knowlege,
st ublshed in 96  studied wth Aye bak n the 1960s so the auson sin at a gesture of eset towards a teaher of whom  retain fond memoresBut that is not its sole oint  also regad Ayer s book as a mode of a ertainkind of hlosohia witingAyers book is meant to aea to a wde range of eades t oers a generaaount of the ams and methods of hiosohial theoing about humanknowedge desgned to be aessible to the beginnng undergaduate o u-ous nonsealist At the same tme it s not a textbook On the ontraryAye always dsusses oblems n a way that allows hm to develo his owndistntive ine wth the esut that hs arguments are nteestng to seialstsas wel as begnners This is what  have tred to do too For those aquantedwth my work ths book ombnes th Searsan themes of
Grounle Bele
wth the diagnost ideas and ontextuaist aoah to knowledge deveoedin
Unnatural Doubt
Does t stll make sense to attemt what Aye attemted? Some hilo-sohers will argue that sne Ayer s day hlosohy has beome too tehni-aly develoed fo serious hlosohal ideas to be made aessible to theaverage reader While  do not deny the vaue of tehnial wok  am not soessimist  think that hilosohal ideas ae motant so that they oughtto rulate outside narrowly ofessional les and  think that they an bemade to do so if not in ful rgorous detail then at least not n hoeesslygarbled form Anyway fo good or ill  have ted to folow Ayers leadether  have sueeded s fo others to judge
Balime Dvember
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Contents
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...
Acknowgmnt xIntoucton:
Th V da  a Th  KnwldTh Sandad Analsis
13
Knwd Wihu Evidnc
28
Tw das
38
Unsal Knwld
8
Agippa's Tlmma
8
Expeence and Ra
i
69
Fundans
81
Th m   Basis
9
Rducn and nnc
1
Coheence
11
T Mh   Ssm
128
Rasm ad Tu
138
Evidence and Enttlement
16
Kwld i Cnx
19
Si and Knowng
13
Sceptcsm and Epistemic i
186
Induction
21
Pojection and Conectue
211
Relatvsm
22
Objectivity and Pogress
23s
Epistemology Afte Scepticism?
21Ws  26x 2
 
Ackowledgemet
 am sure that  owe intellectual debts to more eole than  can rememberBut the ollowing have inuenced me greatly either through their writings ersonal discussion or both Laurence BonJour Robert Brandom StewartCohen Fred Dretske Robert Fogelin Paul Horwich Hilary Kornblith JohnMcDowell David Lewis Hilary Putnam Richard Rorty Ernest Sosa BarryStroud and Timothy Williamson.  owe secial thanks to Ernest Sosa JohnSkoruski and Meredith Williams who read comlete dras o the manu-scrit heir comments orced me to make substantia changes and ( hoe)imrovements. he inluence o the late Wirid Sellars together with that oQuine Davidson and Wittgenstein is obvious throughout. Sellars's great essay Emiricism and the Philosohy o Mind decisively inuenced my earlythoughts about eistemology and continues to shae my thinking to this day

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So in this example, it shows how a correct belief can be formed through misleading evidence. And according to Williams, that is not knowledge because a person is believing false things even though the belief is true.
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