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Value and ContextThe Nature of Moral and Political Knowledge$
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Alan Thomas

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780198250173

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0198250177.001.0001

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Epistemological Contextualism

Epistemological Contextualism

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(p.169) 7 Epistemological Contextualism
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Value and Context
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Alan Thomas (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198250177.003.0008

This chapter argues that contextualism should be adopted as the best epistemological theory on the grounds that it represents the most satisfactory response to philosophical scepticism. It sets out distinctive advantages that contextualism has over alternative models of knowledge. It also characterizes the key elements in a contextual model of justification.

Keywords:   contextualism, philosophical scepticism, coherentism, knowledge, moral pragmatism

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