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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3052: Epistemology

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic texts:


Pritchard, D. What is this thing called knowledge? Routledge, 2006.

Descartes, R. Meditations on first philosophy. Cambridge University Press, 1996/1647

Greco, J. ‘Virtues and vices of virtue epistemology’, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 23:413-432, 1993

Sosa, E. ‘The raft and the pyramid: coherence versus foundations in the theory of knowledge’, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 5(1):3-16, 1980