This work gives clear rigorous answers to the fundamental questions of epistemology. This book is appropriate for beginners and also for researchers....
What to Believe Now: Applying Epistemology to Contemporary Issues applies the concerns and techniques of epistemology to a wide variety of contemporary issues....
Epistemology is the philosophical study of knowledge. Without knowledge, scientific enquiry is meaningless and we can’t analyse the world around us....
More than a half-century after it burst upon the intellectual scene, Existentialism's quest to answer the most fundamental questions has continued to exert a profound attraction....
Clear answers are given to important questions in both theoretical and applied logic....
The Republic poses questions that endure: What is justice? What form of community fosters the best possible life for human beings? What is the nature and destiny of the soul? Find out....
It is made clear what knowledge is and how we acquire it. It is also explained how we can have knowledge of the future, the past, the possible, the imperceptible, and the non-existent. The Gettier problem is solved, and it is proved that we have a prior knowledge, as well as knowledge of non-trivial but purely analytic truths.
Where does What is Knowledge? rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
What was one of the most memorable moments of What is Knowledge??
the distinction between knowledge and awareness
What does J.-M. Kuczynski bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
he's the author, he's the master. he brings mastery to it
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
i liked the analysis of skepticism
Any additional comments?
there's a lot of good stuff in this book
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Would you consider the audio edition of What is Knowledge? to be better than the print version?
yes, it is discursive, but you still have to hear it, a bit like plato,i suppose. like a semi-spontaneous lecture, but cohesive.
Who was your favorite character and why?
the author. the only character, but i like him!
What about J.-M. Kuczynski’s performance did you like?
the forthrightness. the controlled passion.
What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?
that information-transmission is the basis of sensory knowledge
Any additional comments?
i like the distinction between knowledge and awareness, and the mileage the author gets out of it
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
I was completely lost from the very first sentence. Not at all easy to follow. More confused than before listening.
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