Epistemology: Becoming Intellectually Virtuous (Contours of Christian Philosophy)

By: W. Jay Wood

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Some highlighting. Sturdy. Light wear. How do we know what we know? What have wisdom, prudence and studiousness to do with justifying our beliefs? Jay Wood begins this introduction to epistemology by taking an extended look at the idea of knowing within the context of the intellectual virtues. He then surveys current views of foundationalism, epistemic justification and reliabilism. Finally he examines the relationship of epistemology to religious belief, and the role of emotions and virtues in proper cognitive functioning Professors will find this text, with its many examples drawn from everyday student experience, especially useful in introducing students to the formal study of epistemology.

Title: Epistemology: Becoming Intellectually Virtuous (Contours of Christian Philosophy)

Author Name: W. Jay Wood

Categories: Philosophy,

Publisher: Downers Grove, IL, IVP: 1998

ISBN Number: 0877845220

ISBN Number 13: 9780877845225

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

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