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    Quine's epistemology vs. religion essay

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    In the study of the origins of knowledge, belief and the nature of learning "Why not settle for Psychology" (Quine, 1969: 75). Should neuroscience replace epistemology?

    W.V. Quine (1969) Ontological Relativity and Other Essays NY: ColumbiaUniversity Press

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    Neuroscience vs. Epistemology

    In Quine (1969), we find a debate about the emic and etic nature of the exploration of knowledge and cognition. To study psychology is to delve into cognition from a socio-psychological perspective while to study the human mind via the neuroscience pathway is to go into ...

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