The Resource The reliability of sense perception, William P. Alston

The reliability of sense perception, William P. Alston

Label
The reliability of sense perception
Title
The reliability of sense perception
Statement of responsibility
William P. Alston
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alston, William P
Index
index present
LC call number
BD214
LC item number
.A57 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Senses and sensation
  • Belief and doubt
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Belief and doubt
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Senses and sensation
  • Waarneming
  • Glaube
  • Zweifel
  • Wahrnehmung
  • Zuverlässigkeit
Label
The reliability of sense perception, William P. Alston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Outgrowth of a part of my book Perceiving God ... c1991"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-143) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 1. Introduction. i. The Problem. ii. Significance of the Problem. iii. Ways of Belief Formation. iv. Doxastic Practices. v. Reliability -- Ch. 2. Track Record and Other Simple Empirical Arguments for Reliability. i. A Track Record Argument for the Reliability of Sense Perceptual Practice (SP). ii. Epistemic Circularity. iii. A Piecemeal Approach. iv. Back to SP as a Whole. v. Pragmatic Arguments: Validation by Fruits. vi. The Road Ahead -- Ch. 3. A Priori Arguments. i. Theological Arguments. ii. Verificationism. iii. Criteria of Physical Object Concepts. iv. Paradigm Case Arguments. v. The Private Language Argument. vi. Transcendental Arguments -- Ch. 4. Empirical Arguments for the Reliability of SP. i. The Explanation of Sensory Experience. ii. The Explanation of Patterns in Sense Experience. iii. Attempts to Support the Standard Explanation. iv. Explanations of Our Success in Predicting Our Experience. v. Problems with the Argument
  • vi. How Widespread Is the Circularity Problem? -- Ch. 5. Where Do We Go from Here? i. The Problem. ii. A Practical Argument for the Rationality of SP. iii. Practical Rationality and Reliability. iv. Overriders of Prima Facie Rationality. v. Significant Self-Support
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 148 p.
Isbn
9780801428623
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92054964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26974584
  • (OCoLC)ocm26974584
Label
The reliability of sense perception, William P. Alston
Publication
Note
"Outgrowth of a part of my book Perceiving God ... c1991"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-143) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 1. Introduction. i. The Problem. ii. Significance of the Problem. iii. Ways of Belief Formation. iv. Doxastic Practices. v. Reliability -- Ch. 2. Track Record and Other Simple Empirical Arguments for Reliability. i. A Track Record Argument for the Reliability of Sense Perceptual Practice (SP). ii. Epistemic Circularity. iii. A Piecemeal Approach. iv. Back to SP as a Whole. v. Pragmatic Arguments: Validation by Fruits. vi. The Road Ahead -- Ch. 3. A Priori Arguments. i. Theological Arguments. ii. Verificationism. iii. Criteria of Physical Object Concepts. iv. Paradigm Case Arguments. v. The Private Language Argument. vi. Transcendental Arguments -- Ch. 4. Empirical Arguments for the Reliability of SP. i. The Explanation of Sensory Experience. ii. The Explanation of Patterns in Sense Experience. iii. Attempts to Support the Standard Explanation. iv. Explanations of Our Success in Predicting Our Experience. v. Problems with the Argument
  • vi. How Widespread Is the Circularity Problem? -- Ch. 5. Where Do We Go from Here? i. The Problem. ii. A Practical Argument for the Rationality of SP. iii. Practical Rationality and Reliability. iv. Overriders of Prima Facie Rationality. v. Significant Self-Support
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 148 p.
Isbn
9780801428623
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92054964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26974584
  • (OCoLC)ocm26974584

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