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Moser, Paul K. 1957-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 377 publications in 3 languages and 13,856 library holdings
Genres: Sources  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Publishing director
Classifications: BD161, 121
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Most widely held works about Paul K Moser
 
Most widely held works by Paul K Moser
Human knowledge : classical and contemporary approaches by Paul K Moser( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering a unique and wide-ranging examination of the theory of knowledge, this comprehensive collection deftly blends readings from the foremost classical sources with the work of important contemporary philosophical thinkers. Human Knowledge: classical and contemporary approaches offers philosophical examinations of epistemology from ancient Greek and Roman philosophy (Plato, Aristotle, Sextus Empiricus); medieval philosophy (Augustine, Aquinas); early modern philosophy (Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, Berkeley, Hume, Reid, Kant); classical pragmatism and Anglo-American empiricism (James, Russell, Ayer, Lewis, Carnap, Quine, Rorty); and other influential Anglo-American philosophers (Chisholm, Kripke, Moore, Wittgenstein, Strawson, Putnam)
The Oxford handbook of epistemology by Paul K Moser( Book )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology contains 19 previously unpublished chapters by today's leading figures in the field. These chapters function not only as a survey of key areas, but as original scholarship on a range of vital topics. The Handbook explains the main ideas and problems of contemporary epistemology while avoiding overly technical detail. --From publisher's description
The theory of knowledge : a thematic introduction by Paul K Moser( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to contemporary epistemology, which utilizes traditional methods of epistemological inquiry in the context of contemporary debates about the definition, sources and limits of human knowledge. The authors relate epistemology to work in cognitive science and defend a plausible version of explationism regarding epistemological method
Knowledge and evidence by Paul K Moser( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priori knowledge( Book )

13 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many philosophers are again examining the traditional topic of a priorii knowledge, or knowledge that does not depend on sensory experience. This volume collects essays on the subject by well-known thinkers such as A.J. Ayer, W.V. Quine, Barry Stroud, C.I. Lewis, Hilary Putnam, Roderick M. Chisholm, Saul A. Kripke, Albert Casullo, R.G. Swinburne, and Philip Kitcher. Includes an introduction by the editor and an extensive bibliography. --From publisher's description
Empirical knowledge : readings in contemporary epistemology by Paul K Moser( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction : empirical knowledge / Paul K. Moser -- Concepts of epistemic justification / William P. Alston -- The myth of the given / Roderick Chisholm -- Can empirical knowledge have a foundation? / Laurence BonJour -- The coherence theory of knowledge / Keith Leher -- The foundationalism-coherentism controversy / Robert Audi -- Reliabilism and intellectual virtue / Ernest Sosa -- A contextualist theory of epistemic justification / David B. Annis -- Pragmatism, relativism, and irrationalism / Richard Rorty -- Is justified true belief knowledge? / Edmund Gettier -- An alleged defect in Gettier counterexamples / Richard Feldman -- The Gettier problem / John Pollock -- Why solve the Gettier problem? / Earl Conee -- A ‘doxastic practice’ approach to epistemology / William P. Alston -- Philosophical scepticism and epistemic circularity / Ernest Sosa -- Scepticism, ‘externalism’, and the goal of epistemology / Barry Stroud -- Epistemology naturalized / W.V. Quine -- Quine as a feminist : the radical import of naturalized epistemology / Louise M. Anthony -- Epistemic folkways and scientific epistemology / Alvin Goldman
Philosophy after objectivity : making sense in perspective by Paul K Moser( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophers have traditionally sought objective knowledge. This text uses lessons from debates over objective knowledge to characterise the kinds of reasons pertinent to philosophical and other theoretical views
The evidence for God : religious knowledge reexamined by Paul K Moser( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Moser offers a new perspective on the evidence for God that centers on a morally robust version of theism that is cognitively resilient
Moral relativism : a reader by Paul K Moser( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is devoted solely to the topic of moral relativism, and includes 19 contemporary selections. These selections are nontechnical and thus accessible to a wide range of readers, including college undergraduates (at all levels) from various disciplines. The selections fall under five main headings: general issues concerning moral relativism; relativism and moral diversity; the coherence of moral relativism; defence and criticism of moral relativism; and relativism, realism, and rationality
The rationality of theism( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Which is more reasonable: believing in God or not believing in God? Can any of the usual arguments actually show that God does or does not exist? The Rationality of Theism is a collection of brand new papers by some outstanding philosophers and scholars. Its aim is to offer comprehensive theistic replies to the traditional arguments against the existence of God, offering a postitive case for theism as well as rebuttals of recent influential criticisms of theism. Part One addresses foundational issues about rleigious language and epistemology. Part Two focuses on the traditional arguments for God's existence, including the onotological argument, the cosmological argument, the teleological argument, and miracles. In Part Three, the contributors turn their attention to the two main arguments against theism: the divine attributes and the argument from evil. Overall, the book contends that theism rather than atheism offers the more rationally plausible and defensible explanatory viewpoint. Contributors: William Alson, George Mavrodes, Paul Moser, Stephen T. Davis, William Lane Craig, Robin Collins, Paul Copan, Douglass Gievett, J.P.; Moreland, Francis Beckwith, Charles Taliaferro, Greg Gansle. William Alson, George Mavrodes, Paul Moser, Stephen T. Davis, William Lane Craig, Robin Collins, Paul Copan, Douglass Gievett, J.P. Moreland, Francis Beckwith, Charles Taliaferro, Gregory E Ganssle
Morality and the good life( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elusive God : reorienting religious epistemology by Paul K Moser( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lesson generates a seismic shift in our understanding of evidence and knowledge of divine reality. The result is a needed reorienting of religious epistemology to accommodate the character and purposes of an authoritative, perfectly loving God."--Jacket
Rationality in action : contemporary approaches( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empirical justification by Paul K Moser( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I: Justification and the Regress Problem.- 1. Justification and Truth.- 2. Justification and Probability.- 3. Justification and Knowledge.- 4. The Epistemic Regress Problem.- II: Epistemic Contextualism: Justification Via the Unjustified.- 1. Contextualism and Scientific Justification.- 2. Contextualism Without a Scientific Community.- 3. Contextualism and Skepticism.- 4. The Inadequacy of Contextualism.- III: Epistemic Coherentism: “Circles” of Justification.- 1. Negative Coherentism.- 2. Positive Coherentism.- 2.1. Explanatory Coherentism.- 2.2. Coherentism and the Isolation Objection.- 2.3. Subjective Coherentism.- 3. The Inadequacy of Coherentism.- IV. Epistemic Foundationalism (I): Infinite Regresses, Externalism, and Reliabilism.- 1. Infinite Regresses of Justification.- 2. Epistemic Foundationalism.- 2.1. Epistemic Ascent Arguments.- 2.2. Epistemic Externalism.- 2.3. Internalism and Reliabilism.- 3. Concluding Remarks.- V: Epistemic Foundationalism (II): Epistemic Intuitionism.- 1. Intuitionism and Immediate Justification.- 1.1. Chisholm’s Intuitionism.- 1.2. Lewis’ Intuitionism.- 1.3. Infallibility and Indubitability.- 1.4. Justification via Intuitions.- 1.5. Objectless Intuitions.- 1.6. Apprehensions and Immediate Justification.- 2. Justifying Nonfoundational Observation Beliefs.- 2.1. Phenomenalist Deductivism.- 2.2. Critical Cognitivism.- 2.3. Explanatory Justification.- 3. General Summary and Conclusion.- VI. Epilogue: The epistemic and the Rational.- 1. Rational Conflicts.- 2. Three Kinds of Rationality.- 3. All-Things-Considered Rationality.- Select Bibliography.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects
Jesus and philosophy : new essays by Paul K Moser( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What, if anything, does Jesus of Nazareth have to do with philosophy? This question motivates this collection of essays from leading theologians, philosophers, and biblical scholars. Part I portrays Jesus in his first-century intellectual and historical context, attending to intellectual influences and contributions and contemporaneous similar patterns of thought. Part II examines how Jesus influenced two of the most prominent medieval philosophers. It considers the seeming conceptual shift from Hebraic categories of thought to distinctively Greco-Roman ones in later Christian philosophers. Part III considers the significance of Jesus for some prominent contemporary philosophical topics, including epistemology and the meaning of life. The focus is not so much on how 'Christianity' figures in such topics as on how Jesus makes distinctive contributions to them
Divine hiddenness : new essays by Daniel Howard-Snyder( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new collection of essays, a distinguished group of philosophers of religion explore the question of divine hiddenness in considerable detail. The issue is approached from several religious perspectives including Jewish, Christian, atheist and agnostic. A substantial introduction clarifies the main problems of and leading solutions to divine hiddenness
Contemporary materialism : a reader( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Materialism presents an important collection of recent work on materialism in connection with metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and theories of value. This anthology charts the contemporary problems, positions and themes on the topic of materialism. It illuminates materialism's complex intersection with related subjects such as cognition and psychology. By gathering a wide-range of philosophical interventions around the subject of materialism, this anthology provides a valuable discussion of how materialism can effectively serve the purposes of philosophical assessment. To further assist the reader, it also contains an extensive bibliography on contemporary materialism
The wisdom of the Christian faith( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although typically separated, philosophy and New Testament theology are mutually beneficial for the understanding of the distinctive wisdom that guides Christian thought and life. The Wisdom of the Christian Faith fills a major gap in the literature on the philosophy of religion. It is the first book on the philosophy of religion to be authored entirely by philosophers while directly engaging themes of wisdom in the Christian tradition. The book consists of all new essays, with contributions from John Cottingham, Paul Gooch, Gordon Graham, John Hare, Michael T. McFall, Paul K. Moser, Andrew Pinsent, Robert Roberts, Charles Taliaferro, William Wainwright, Jerry Walls, Sylvia Walsh, Paul Weithman, and Merold Westphal"--
The severity of God : religion and philosophy reconceived by Paul K Moser( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores the role of divine severity in the character and wisdom of God, and the flux and difficulties of human life in relation to divine salvation. Much has been written on problems of evil, but the matter of divine severity has received relatively little attention. Paul K. Moser discusses the function of philosophy, evidence and miracles in approaching God. He argues that if God's aim is to extend without coercion His lasting life to humans, then commitment to that goal could manifest itself in making human life severe, for the sake of encouraging humans to enter into that cooperative good life. In this scenario, divine agapé is conferred as free gift, but the human reception of it includes stress and struggle in the face of conflicting powers and priorities. Moser's work will be of great interest to students of the philosophy of religion, and theology"
Reality in focus : contemporary readings on metaphysics( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford handbook of epistemology
Alternative Names
Moser, Paul 1957-

Moser, Paul K.

Moser, Paul Kenneth.

Moser, Paul Kenneth 1957-

P. K. M 1957-

Paul Moser American philosopher

Paul Moser filosofo statunitense

Paul Moser philosophe américain

Paul Moser US-amerikanischer Philosoph und Hochschullehrer

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The Oxford handbook of epistemologyThe theory of knowledge : a thematic introductionKnowledge and evidenceA priori knowledgeEmpirical knowledge : readings in contemporary epistemologyPhilosophy after objectivity : making sense in perspectiveThe evidence for God : religious knowledge reexaminedMoral relativism : a reader