Part 1: What is knowledge? 1. Some preliminaries 2. The value of knowledge 3. Defining knowledge 4. The structure of knowledge 5. Rationality 6. Virtues and faculties Part 2: Where does knowledge come from? 7. Perception 8. Testimony and memory 9. A priority and inference 10. The problem of induction Part 3: What kinds of knowledge are there? 11. Scientific knowledge 12. Religious knowledge 13. Moral knowledge Part 4: Do we know anything at all? 14. Scepticism about other minds 15. Radical scepticism 16. Truth and objectivity. General further reading Glossary of terms Glossary of key examples Index
Duncan Pritchard FRSE is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, UK. His main research area is epistemology, and he has published widely in this field, including the books Epistemic Luck (2005), Knowledge (2009), The Nature and Value of Knowledge (with A. Millar & A. Haddock, 2010), and Epistemological Disjunctivism (2012). In 2007 he was awarded a Phillip Leverhulme Prize for his research. In 2011 he was elected to a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.