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Why Social Epistemology Is <i>Real</i> Epistemology

Alvin I. Goldman

in Reliabilism and Contemporary Epistemology

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780199812875
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199933150 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812875.003.0011
Why Social Epistemology Is Real Epistemology

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This chapter discusses a wider range of conceptions of social epistemology that range from those that expose traditional epistemology to those that are close to the classical epistemological “canon”. It introduces the concepts of revisionism, preservationism, and the expansionist conception of social epistemology.

Keywords: social epistemology; traditional epistemology; classical epistemological canon; revisionism; preservationism; expansionist conception

Chapter.  14764 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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