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Seeing, Knowing, Understanding: Philosophical Essays

Barry Stroud


This book presents a volume of writings on knowledge, perception, and meaning from this millennium. The volume opens with introductory pieces on the practice of philosophy. Some of the chapters are epistemological, including new approaches to questions about perception and knowledge. Others examine self-knowledge and knowledge of one’s own actions, with links with Ludwig Wittgenstein and Immanuel Kant. One chapter presents an attempt to say in the simplest, least-cluttered terms exactly what Kant’s transcendental deduction is really meant to do. There are three chapters about the nature and re ... More

Keywords: knowledge, perception, meaning, self-knowledge, philosophy, colour, necessary truth, understanding, evaluation, morality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198809753
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198809753.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barry Stroud, author
Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley