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Introduction

Alan Thomas

in Value and Context

Published in print July 2006 | ISBN: 9780198250173
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191604072 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198250177.003.0001
 Introduction

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This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the aim of this book, which is the development of a contextualist approach to epistemology. This is followed by a discussion of the theoretical foundations of this contextualist approach. An overview of the chapters included in this volume is also presented.

Keywords: contextualism; moral knowledge; David Wiggins; John McDowell; cognitivism

Chapter.  3945 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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