About This Textbook
Introduction to Philosophy: Epistemology engages first-time philosophy readers on a guided tour through the core concepts, questions, methods, arguments, and theories of epistemology—the branch of philosophy devoted to the study of knowledge. The book progresses systematically while placing key ideas and thinkers in historical and contemporary context. Central topics include
analysis of knowledge
nature of epistemic justification
rationalism vs. empiricism
the value of knowledge
the ethics of belief
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