What can we know and what should we believe about today's world? What to Believe Now: Applying Epistemology to Contemporary Issues applies the concerns and techniques of epistemology to a wide variety of contemporary issues. Questions about what we can know - and what we should believe - are first addressed through an explicit consideration of the practicalities of working these issues out at the dawn of the 21st century.
Coady calls for an "applied turn" in epistemology, a process he likens to the applied turn that transformed the study of ethics in the early 1970s. Subjects dealt with include:
Timely, thought provoking, and controversial, What to Believe Now offers a wealth of insights into a branch of philosophy of growing importance - and increasing relevance - in the 21st century.
©2012 David Coady (P)2012 Audible Ltd
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