Epistemology Teaching Guide

The Royal Institute plans to commission and publish a series of guides around philosophy A-level subject, written by experts in the field.  Here’s the first in what we hope will be a useful and interesting series:

Duncan Pritchard on Epistemology

Duncan Pritchard is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and  Director of Edinburgh’s Eidyn research centre. His research is mainly in epistemology with particular focus on the following issues: the problem of scepticism, the epistemic externalism/internalism distinction; the rationality of religious belief; testimony; the relationship between epistemic and content externalism; virtue epistemology; epistemic value; modal epistemology; the history of scepticism; and epistemological contextualism. His principal monographs are Epistemic LuckThe Nature and Value of Knowledge: Three InvestigationsEpistemological Disjunctivism and Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing.