The Possibility of Knowledge


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How is knowledge of the external world possible? How is knowledge of other minds possible? How is a priori knowledge possible? These are all examples of how-possible questions in epistemology. Quassim Cassam explains how such questions arise and how they should be answered. In general, we ask how knowledge, or knowledge of some specific kind, is possible when we encounter obstacles to its existence or acquisition. So the question is: how is knowledge possible given the various factors that make it look impossible? A ...

The Possibility of Knowledge 2009, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199562398

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The Possibility of Knowledge 2007, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199208319