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The Epistemological Spectrum: At the Interface of Cognitive Science and Conceptual Analysis

David K. Henderson and Terence Horgan


This book argues for several dramatic breaks with the epistemological tradition, while also arguing for significant continuity with epistemology as it has come to be practiced. At important junctures, the book finds a way of “going between” the commonly conceived epistemological alternatives. The result is both a retentive and a revisionary account of various matters: (i) of the character of a priori reflective inquiry, (ii) of conceptual analysis as a form of a priori inquiry and as a cornerstone of philosophical methodology, (iii) of reliabilism, (iv) of epistemological internalism and epist ... More

Keywords: epistemology, naturalized epistemology, a priori, low-grade a priori, justification, reliabilism, epistemic internalism, epistemic externalism, foundationalism, coherentism, contextualism, iceberg epistemology, morphological content, transglobal reliabilism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199608546
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608546.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David K. Henderson, author
University of Nebraska
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Terence Horgan, author
University of Arizona
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