With its blend of cutting-edge contemporary writings and classic selections, Essential Knowledge makes the theory of knowledge come alive for readers.
The mix of classic and contemporary readings makes this book balanced in its approach. Contemporary experts in the filed have written essays just for this book. New essays were contributed by: Stewart Cohen, Richard Foley, and Peter Klein. Richard Feldman and Earl Conee contributed a revised version of their essay Evidentialism; Louise Anthony provided an abridged version of Quine as Feminist; and John Greco provided a condensed version of Virtues in Epistemology.