The Epistemology of Keith Lehrer (Philosophical Studies Series, Volume 95)

This e-book is an in depth, self-contained, updated examine of Lehrer's epistemological paintings. masking all significant features, it includes unique contributions via one of the most exclusive experts within the box, outgoing from the most recent, considerably revised model of Lehrer's conception. All easy rules are defined in an introductory bankruptcy. Lehrer's broad replies in a last bankruptcy supply special entry to his present epistemological considering.

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