This comprehensive book introduces the concepts and theories central for understanding knowledge. It aims to reach students who have already done an introductory philosophy course.
Topics covered include perception and reflection as grounds of knowledge, and the nature, structure, and varieties of knowledge. The character and scope of knowledge in the crucial realms of ethics, science and religion are also considered.
Unique features of Epistemology:
* Provides a comprehensive survey of basic concepts and major theories
* Gives an up-to-date account of important developments in the field
* Contains many lucid examples to support ideas
* Cites key literature in an annotated bibliography.
No less than one would expect from a first-rate epistemologist who is also a master expositor....A superb introduction.