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Constructive Analysis : A Study in Epistemological Methodology

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Title: Constructive Analysis : A Study in Epistemological Methodology
Authors: Ahlström, Kristoffer
Issue Date: 20-Dec-2007
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Philosophy
Date of Defence: 2008-02-16
Disputation: Stora Hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6 kl. 13.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Publisher: Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothenburgensis
Series/Report no.: Acta Philosophica Gothoburgensia
Abstract: In the present study, it is argued that much of contemporary epistemology has not been conducted in a way conducive to what should be one of its main goals, namely to guide epistemic inquiry in the attainment of our most central epistemic goals. Furthermore, it is claimed that the very reason that epistemology has failed to do so pertains to an entrenched—indeed, in a sense, a literally ancient—but implausible methodology, best understood as the pursuit of definitions by way of intuitions.... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-603-5
Appears in Collections:Acta Philosophica Gothoburgensia
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