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Judgment and Agency

Ernest Sosa


This book takes up issues of epistemology central to the discipline since they were posed by Plato in his Theaetetus and Meno. The most salient antecedents of the view defended may be found in the tradition extending from those texts through Aristotle, the Greek schools, Thomas Aquinas, Descartes, and Thomas Reid. Issues of skepticism and the nature of knowledge are at the forefront. The answer defended now goes beyond any earlier statement, while sharing a sustained focus on judgment and epistemic agency. Beyond a basic level of animal knowledge, the tradition puts its emphasis on a level of ... More

Keywords: epistemology, Gettier problem, value of knowledge, judgment, agency, skepticism, nature of knowledge

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198719694
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719694.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ernest Sosa, author
Rutgers University, New Jersey