On Reflection

Read On Reflection 820 Review✓ Hilary Kornblith
  • On Reflection
  • Hardcover
  • 177
  • Hilary Kornblith
  • English
  • 09 March 2018
  • 0199563004

About the Author: Hilary Kornblith

Read On Reflection 820 Review✓ Hilary Kornblith Hilary Kornblith is an American Professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, and one of contemporary epistemology s most prominent proponents of naturalized epistemology Kornblith received his B.A from SUNY Buffalo in 1975 and his PhD from Cornell University in 1980, where he studied under Sydney Shoemaker and Richard Boyd Before coming to University of Massachusetts in 2003, Kornblith taught at the University of Vermont, where he also chaired the department from 1991 to 1997 His research interests include epistemology, metaphysics and the philosophy of mind Apart from naturalized epistemology, his most recent work includes the role of intuitions in philosophical theorizing, the conflicts between internalism and externalism in epistemology, and the mental states of non human animals.


✓ EC2D85259F608F5F1DBF ☆ Read ñ On Reflection ñ Hilary Kornblith C20C4F60D7AC3CEF21A8 Hilary Kornblith presents a new account of reflection, and its importance for knowledge, reasoning, freedom, and normativity Philosophers have frequently ext Kornblith presents a new account of reflection, and its importance for knowledge, reasoning, freedom, and normativity Philosophers have frequently extolled the value of reflective self examination, and a wide range of philosophers, who differ on many other things, have argued that reflection can help to solve a number of significant philosophical problems The importance of reflecting on one s beliefs and desires has been viewed as the key to solving problems about justification and knowledge about reasoning about the nature of read On Reflection ñ On Reflection ñ Hilary Kornblith freedom and about the source of normativity In each case, a problem is identified which reflective self examination is thought to addressKornblith argues that reflection cannot solve any of these problems There is a common structure to these issues, and the problems which reflection is thought to resolve are ones which could not possibly be solved by reflecting on one s beliefs and desires More than this, he suggests that the attempt to solve these problems by appealing to reflection saddles us with a mystical view of the powers of reflective self examination Recognition of this fact motivates a search for a demystified view of the nature of reflectionTo this end, Kornblith offers a detailed examination of views about knowledge, reasoning, freedom, and normativity in order to better understand the motivations for extolling self reflective examination He explores both the logic of these views, and the psychological commitments they involve In the final chapter, he offers a realistic view of reflection, which draws on dual process approaches to cognition à On Reflection à 121.
3 K846 2012 Hilary Kornblith presents a new account of reflection, and its importance for knowledge, reasoning, freedom, and normativity Philosophers have frequently extolled the value of reflective self examination, and a wide range of philosophers, who differ on many other things, have argued that reflection can help to solve a number of significant philosophical problems The importance of reflecting on one s beliefs and desires has been viewed as the key to solving problems about justification and knowledge about reasoning about the nature of freedom and about the source of normativity In each case, a problem is identified which reflective self examination is thought to addressKornblith argues that reflection cannot solve any of these problems There is a common structure to these issues, and the problems which reflection is thought to resolve are ones which could not possibly be solved by reflecting on one s beliefs and desires More than this, he suggests that the attempt to solve these problems by appealing to reflection saddles us with a mystical view of the powers of reflective self examination Recognition of this fact motivates a search for a demystified view of the nature of reflectionTo this end, Kornblith offers a detailed examination of views about knowledge, reasoning, freedom, and normativity in order to better understand the motivations for extolling self reflective examination He explores both the logic of these views, and the psychological commitments they involve In the final chapter, he offers a realistic view of reflection, which draws on dual process approaches to cognition Kornblith s book On Reflection tackles the general question, Why do we think that reflection is something special in terms of knowledge generation and or insight into ourselves It has been a while since I have read On Reflection a book On Reflection that is obviously aimed at those studying philosophy or logic and found it to be remarkably straightforward to understand My interest in the subject is from the educational perspective i.
e Why do we accord reflective accounts special status within education but I found that all the s Kornblith s book On Reflection tackles the general question, Why do we think that reflection is something special in terms of knowledge generation and or insight into ourselves It has been a while since I have read On Reflection a book On Reflection that is obviously aimed at those studying philosophy or logic and found it to be remarkably straightforward to understand My interest in the à On Reflection à 121.
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