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The Resource Is truth the primary epistemic goal?, Markus Patrick Hess, (electronic resource)

Is truth the primary epistemic goal?, Markus Patrick Hess, (electronic resource)

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Is truth the primary epistemic goal?
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Is truth the primary epistemic goal?
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Markus Patrick Hess
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eng
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Hess, Markus Patrick
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BD171
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.H47 2010eb
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ebrary, Inc
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Epistemische Studien : Schriften zue Erkenntnis- und Wissenschaftstheorie
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Bd. 17
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  • Truth
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Goal (Philosophy)
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This book is focused on a problem that has aroused the most controversy in recent epistemological debate, which is whether the truth can or cannot be the fundamental epistemic goal. Traditional epistemology has presupposed the centrality of truth without giving a deeper analysis. To epistemic value pluralists, the claim that truth is the fundamental value seems unjustified. Their central judgement is that we can be in a situation where we do not attain truth but something else that is also epistemically valuable. In contrast, epistemic value monists are committed to the view that one can only attain something of epistemic value by attaining truth. The debate presented is instructive for understanding how the epistemic value domain is structured
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Is truth the primary epistemic goal?, Markus Patrick Hess, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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OCM1bookssj0000801367
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9783868380620
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Label
Is truth the primary epistemic goal?, Markus Patrick Hess, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000801367
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9783868380620
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000801367

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