A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume 1, by Ernest Sosa.
Abstract1180 Book Reviews spontaneous might help us in understanding self-consciousness. Thus, as far Â¨ as the case of action goes, Rodl does not manage to develop his âprinciple claimâ convincingly. And indeed, although there is no time to show this here, Â¨ similarly negative conclusions have to be drawn with respect to Rodlâs discussion of his âprinciple claimâ as applied to the case of belief. To conclude, then, while it certainly might be promising to consider the topic of self-consciousness by combining work which has been done on the topic in both the continental and the analytic traditions, the present attempt at doing so does leave room for further work. First, more might be done in an attempt to specify which phenomena both these traditions investigate under the header of self-consciousness. Next, more could and should be done in an attempt to elucidate the view, as formulated by the âprinciple claimâ, which the present book aims to defend. Lastly and most importantly for the success of the present project, more could and should be done in an attempt to offer arguments in support of that âprinciple claimâ, and to defend it against various possible objections, some of which