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Published: 21 February 2019

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190914721

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What's the Point of Knowledge?

A Function-First Epistemology

Michael Hannon

  • A radical and promising reconception of the nature of knowledge
  • Explains why knowledge is vital for human survival, cooperation, and flourishing
  • Defends "function-first epistemology" as a new way of doing philosophy
  • Sheds new light on an array of philosophical puzzles, including the Gettier problem, epistemic relativism, and philosophical skepticism