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Unformatted text preview: concerning the value of different works of art. These are interesting and important questions. They are not, however, questions that will be covered here. An investigation of these and other claims to knowledge in controversial areas call for specialized discussions. This is not to say, however, that an understanding of the ways one can attempt to justify beliefs in areas that - leaving aside for the moment skeptical challenges - are relatively uncontroversial - is irrelevant to claims in more controversial areas. On the contrary, it seems to me that familiarity with the issues that arise in the more mundane areas of perceptual knowledge, knowledge of other minds, knowledge of the past, etc. can prove invaluable when one comes to examine knowledge claims in other, much more controversial areas - such as religion, ethics, and aesthetics....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PHI PHI2010 taught by Professor Jorgerigol during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09