Review in Italian appeared in Iride September 03.
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A philosopher believes something. A skeptic asks "Why?" The philosopher replies, "Why not?"
That's the book in a nutshell. Read more
A clear and easy approach to the study of epistemology and thoughtful discussion to the value of studying ways of "knowing" and making sense of the ways we think we know... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Robert Guerrero
Some books are very easy books, breezed through in a couple of days, with snatches of reading done while engaging in another hobby. Read morePublished on October 12, 2011 by Justin Turner
Well written book with lots of deep insights. The author is pushing for his own version of Contextualism but he also gives a fair presentation of the views he opposes. Read morePublished on July 14, 2011 by Mr G.
I have to agree with most reviewers that this introduction is accessible but demanding. However, I think that it would be best if the reader used this is a second book. Read morePublished on May 25, 2011 by N. Mozahem
Michael Williams' project in PoK is to provide a comprehensive grounding in the concerns of epistemology, and this he achieves admirably. Read morePublished on December 28, 2010 by Mr. Jeremy C. Alam
This is a CRITICAL introduction, meaning that Williams argues for his own views (but he is fair to others). I am familiar with Williams's other work (e.g. Read morePublished on August 10, 2010 by Ethanator
Williams seems completely unaware of the work of William Warren Bartley and David Miller, though he does admit that Popper's epistemology is a big improvement over what came before... Read morePublished on May 8, 2010 by Kenneth A. Hopf