Achieving Knowledge: A Virtue-Theoretic Account of Epistemic by John Greco

By John Greco

after we confirm (or deny) that somebody understands anything, we're creating a price judgment of varieties - we're claiming that there's whatever more suitable (or inferior) approximately that person's opinion, or their facts, or maybe approximately them. A imperative job of the idea of data is to enquire this kind of assessment at factor. this is often the 1st e-book to make 'epistemic normativity,' or the normative measurement of information and data ascriptions, its crucial concentration. John Greco argues that wisdom is one of those success, rather than mere fortunate luck. This locates wisdom inside a broader, ordinary normative area. by way of reflecting on our considering and practices during this area, it's argued, we achieve perception into what wisdom is and what sort of price it has for us.

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