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Exemplars of Truth

Keith Lehrer

Abstract

This monograph is both an intellectual summation as well as a philosophical advancement of key themes of the work of Keith Lehrer on several key topics—including knowledge, self-trust, autonomy, and consciousness. He here attempts to integrate these themes and develop an intellectual system that can constructively solve philosophical problems. The system is indebted to the modern work of Sellars, Quine, and Chisholm, as well as historically to Hume and Reid. At the core of this system lies Lehrer’s theory of knowledge, which he previously called a coherence theory of knowledge but now calls a ... More

Keywords: knowledge, justification, coherence, defensibility, exemplar representation, experience, truth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190884277
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190884277.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keith Lehrer, author
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Arizona