, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 117–121 | Cite as

Epistemology without concepts?

Penelope Maddy: What do philosophers do? Skepticism and the practice of philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, xi+248pp, $29.95 HB
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyRutgers University – School of Arts and SciencesNew BrunswickUSA

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