Below is an article by Ernest Sosa on ‘knowledge’ appeared in The New York Times. (To read the original article please CLICK HERE). What is it to truly know something? In our daily lives, we might not give this much thought — most of us rely on what we consider to be fair judgment and […]
Here is a review of Ernest Sosa’s latest book Judgment and Agency (published in Notre Dame Philosophical Review) Judgment and Agency Ernest Sosa, Judgment and Agency, Oxford University Press, 2015, 269pp., $44.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780198719694. Reviewed by Ram Neta, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Ernest Sosa’s book is about the nature of judgment, […]
A discussion on the intellectual virtues of “blind deference” and “perseverance”.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT TYPE: PhD Fellowship in Epistemology INSTITUTION: KU Leuven LOCATION: Leuven, Belgium DEADLINE: 30.5.2014 ****************************************************** JOB DESCRIPTION The Centre for Logic and Analytic Philosophy at KU Leuven invites applications for a full-time position as a PhD fellow as part of a research project on KNOWLEDGE FIRST VIRTUE EPISTEMOLOGY which is funded by a KU […]
I came across an exciting speical volume of the journal episteme which is devoted to Testimony. It is a bit old but the discussions are very much contemporary. HERE is the link. You can also see the details of the volume in the blog of the journal HERE
HERE is a book review of Knowledge, Virtue and Action: Essays on Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work Tim Henning and David P. Schweikard (eds.) Routledge, 2013, 273pp., $125.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780415807692.
Virtue theoretical account of knowledge defines knowledge in terms of intellectual virtues. Examples of intellectual virtues are perception, memory, inference, open-mindedness, conscientiousness etc. Is it necessary to provide an analysis of ‘intellectual virtues’ to provide an analysis of ‘knowledge’ which is based on ‘intellectual virtues’? I tend to think that it is not. In Plato’s […]
Introduction It is often stated that intellectual autonomy as an ideal and a necessary condition for knowledge is peculiar to enlightenment thinking. Often David Hume’s account of knowledge is cited as an example of enlightenment epistemology. Thomas Reid, a contemporary of Hume is often presented as providing an account of knowledge which is characteristically anti-enlightenment […]
Here is a talk by Ernest Sosa. It is an analysis of knowledge from a virtue-theoretic perspective.