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Philosophy is woefully lacking in good introductory surveys in its various subdisciplines... which is why it's so great to see a book like this -- an accessible, clearly-written, comprehensive intro to epistemology. It covers all the basics (the "standard view" of knowledge as justified true belief, Gettier problems, foundationalism/coherentism/relaibilism, etc.) and has a decent balance of theoretical discussion and specific examples. Also, it highlights some of the more recent developments in the field (e.g. writings by Ernest Sosa). While not perfect -- for example, sometimes terms aren't defined as thoroughly as they could/should be -- for my money this is the best intro epistemology survey out there. (Though Richard Feldman's is also good. Feldman's is probably best if you have no background in philosophy, while this is a little more philosophically rigorous.)
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The United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2008 were held on November 4, 2008, to determine who will represent the state of Oregon in the United States House of Representatives, coinciding with the presidential and senatorial elections.
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