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Knowledge And Civilization Hardcover – September 4, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0813341347 ISBN-10: 0813341345

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Westview Press (September 4, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813341345
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813341347
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,535,620 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"Completely relocates the so-called 'problem of knowledge.' This book is a real challenge to traditional epistemology." -- Michael Hodges, Vanderbilt University

"This is a wonderful book on the nature of culture... stimulating and controversial." -- Michael Ruse, Florida State University

About the Author

Barry Allen received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University in 1986. He has taught at the University of Chicago and Hebrew University, and is currently Professor of Philosophy at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He is the author of Truth in Philosophy and is an associate editor at the interdisciplinary journal Common Knowledge .

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