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By Adrian Heathcote

A consultant throughout the conception of information, giving cautious attention to such concerns as relativism approximately fact, scepticism from Descartes onwards, and the linguistic relativism of Benjamin Lee Whorf. supplies an answer to the Gettier examples and a cautious evaluate of Hume's perspectives on induction. The emphasis all through is at the types of matters that regularly come up for non-philosophers whilst contemplating questions on wisdom. therefore the e-book is appropriate for all reasonably informed readers, now not easily educational philosophers.

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