Book description:Genre: Philosophy
1st ed. of "Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction(Very Short Introductions 400)".
ISBN 13: 9780199661268
Number of pages: 262
What is knowledge? Is it the same as opinion or truth? Do you need to be able to justify a claim in order to count as knowing it? How can we know that the outer world is real and not a dream?Questions like these are ancient ones, and the branch of philosophy dedicated to answering them - epistemology - has been active for thousands of years. In this thought provoking Very