"In this important new text, Keith Lehrer introduces students to the major traditional and contemporary accounts of knowing. Beginning with the traditional definition of knowledge as justified true bel"
Beginning with a traditional definition of knowledge, Lehrer (philosophy, U. of Arizona) moves on to examinations of truth, belief, and justification, incorporating historical and contemporary theories such as contextualism and foundationalism, as well as reliabilist and causal theories. Lehrer also presents his own coherence theory of undefeated justification. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)