The Reliability of the Cognitive Mechanism: A Mechanist Account of Empirical Justification


Talbott, William J.The Reliability of the Cognitive Mechanism:  A Mechanist Account of Empirical Justification. New York: Garland Publishing, 1990. Reprint 2015: London: Routledge.

Examining epistemic justification, truth and logic, this book works towards a holistic theory of knowledge. It discusses evidence, belief, reliability and many philosophical theories surrounding the nature of true knowledge. A thorough Preface updates the main work from when it was written in 1976 to include theories ascendant in the 80s.

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