Performance Epistemology: Foundations and Applications

2016.12.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Miguel Angel Fernandez Vargas (ed.), Performance Epistemology: Foundations and Applications, Oxford University Press, 2016,
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2016.12.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Miguel Angel Fernandez Vargas (ed.), Performance Epistemology: Foundations and Applications, Oxford University Press, 2016, 250pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198746942. Reviewed by Gordon Barnes, The College at Brockport, State University of New York This collection explores the foundations and applications of a certain type of virtue epistemology which the editor calls "performance-based epistemology". Ernest Sosa is the founder of this approach, and he contributes the opening essay. The rest of the essays each respond to Sosa's work in some way. The authors are well chosen, since they offer sharply contrasting views on fundamental questions in epistemology. They include such notable figures as Hilary Kornblith, Richard Fumerton, Paul Boghossian and Ram Neta. The topics range from the nature of epistemic virtue and epistemic luck to a priori knowledge and the epistemology of stupidity. The essays are all. . .

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