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Performance Epistemology: Foundations and Applications

Miguel Ángel Fernández Vargas


This book brings together previously unpublished work which discuss key issues concerning the foundations and applications of a prominent branch of virtue epistemology called “performance-based epistemology” (PBE). The chapters in Part I examine some foundational issues in the conceptual framework of PBE and the chapters in Part II discuss the application of PBE to some outstanding problems in contemporary epistemology. Chapter 1 discusses the compatibility of apt success with some forms of luck; Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 debate the connection between aptness and a safety condition for knowledge ... More

Keywords: virtue epistemology, performance-based epistemology, Ernest Sosa, epistemic normativity, epistemic competence, epistemic performance, epistemic evaluation, cognitive ability

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198746942
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746942.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Miguel Ángel Fernández Vargas, editor
National Autonomous University of Mexico

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