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"We're brothers and we all look after each other. If one person falls down, the rest of the team is going to be there to pick him up. We just work hard together to get it done." -- Michael Williams
Michael Williams (born 6 July 1947) is currently the Kreiger-Eisenhower Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University and chair of the department. Williams is a noted epistemologist, and has significant interest in the philosophy of language, Wittgenstein, and the history of modern philosophy. He is particularly well-known for his work on philosophical skepticism. In his books (1992) and (2001), Williams performs what he calls a "theoretical diagnosis" of skepticism, according to which the soundness of skepticism presupposes a realist view of knowledge itself; that is, skepticism presupposes that knowledge is a context-invariant entity rather like a natural kind. By dispensing with this realist assumption that distinguishes the epistemological context from other contexts, the skeptical argument becomes unsound and can therefore be rejected. With this solution to the skeptical problem, Williams thereby defends a contextualist view of knowledge, but one that differs considerably from other contextualists such as Stewart Cohen and Keith DeRose.

He received his BA from the University of Oxford and his PhD. from Princeton University under the direction of Richard Rorty. He has taught at Yale University, the University of Maryland, and Northwestern University.

He is married to the philosopher and noted Wittgenstein scholar Meredith Williams, also a member of the Johns Hopkins philosophy faculty.

In 2007, he was admitted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Total Books: 342
Ketogenic Diet The Low Carb Guide for Long-Term  Rapid Weight Loss
2017 - Ketogenic Diet the Low Carb Guide for Long-term Rapid Weight Loss [Ketogenic Diet for Beginners, Keto, Ketosis, Sugar Detox] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781548444143
ISBN-10: 1548444146
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting
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The Greatest Myth Of Adult Children of Alcoholics Violence  Dysfunction We Were Loved
Ketogenic Diet The Low Carb Guide for Long-Term  Rapid Weight Loss  40 Keto Recipes with Images  Bonus Meal Plan
2016 - Ketogenic Diet the Low Carb Guide for Long-term Rapid Weight Loss 40 Keto Recipes with Images Bonus Meal Plan [Ketogenic Diet, Low Carb, Ketogenic Diet For Beginners, Paleo] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781539627999
ISBN-10: 1539627993
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
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Un-American The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II Images by Dorothea Lange Ansel Adams and Other Government Photographers
Classic Chicago Timeless Photographs of a Changing City
2016 - Classic Chicago Timeless Photographs of a Changing City (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780991541874
ISBN-10: 0991541871
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Bible Software Users Companion Pack Hebrew and Greek Grammatical Terms Explained for Exegesis
Buddhism Beginner's Guide to Understanding  Practicing Buddhism to Become Stress and Anxiety Free
2016 - Buddhism Beginner's Guide to Understanding Practicing Buddhism to Become Stress and Anxiety Free [Buddhism, Mindfulness, Meditation, Buddhism For Beginners] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781537410005
ISBN-10: 1537410008
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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Whole The 30 Day Whole Foods Challenge Complete Cookbook of 90-AWARD WINNING Recipes Guaranteed to Lose Weight
2016 - Whole the 30 Day Whole Foods Challenge Complete Cookbook of 90-award Winning Recipes Guaranteed to Lose Weight [Whole, Whole foods, 30 Day Whole ... Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Diet] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781537656595
ISBN-10: 1537656597
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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CHAKRAS Chakras for Beginners - Awaken Your Internal Energy and Learn to Radiate Positive Energy and Start Healing
2016 - Chakras Chakras for Beginners - Awaken Your Internal Energy and Learn to Radiate Positive Energy and Start Healing [Chakras, Chakras For Beginners, Awaken Chakras, Third Eye] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781535228954
ISBN-10: 1535228954
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality
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Xamarin Blueprints
2016 - Xamarin Blueprints (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781785887444
ISBN-10: 1785887440
Genre: Computers & Technology
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Workbook For Growing Up In Alcoholism Violence  Dysfunction Wakening and Listening To Our Inner Child
The Trains Now Departed Sixteen Excursions into the Lost Delights of Britain's Railways
CHAKRAS Chakras For Beginners - How to Awaken And Balance Chakras Radiate Positive Energy And Heal Yourself
2016 - Chakras Chakras for Beginners - How to Awaken and Balance Chakras Radiate Positive Energy and Heal Yourself [Chakras For Beginners, Hinduism, Buddhism, Meditation] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781533417527
ISBN-10: 1533417520
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality
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Growing Up In Alcoholism Violence  Dysfunction Listening To My Inner Child
BUDDHISM Buddhism For Beginners How To Go From Beginner To Monk And Master Your Mind
2016 - Buddhism Buddhism for Beginners How to Go From Beginner to Monk and Master Your Mind [Buddhism For Beginners, Zen Meditation, Mindfulness, Chakras] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781533079985
ISBN-10: 1533079986
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Diamond Boy
2016 - Diamond Boy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316320689
ISBN-10: 0316320684
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Farm Tractors A Complete Illustrated History
2016 - Farm Tractors a Complete Illustrated History (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781620082003
ISBN-10: 1620082004
Genre: Science & Math
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Inspirational Stories of the Homeless Dignity Nobility Decency
Richard Nickel Dangerous Years What He Saw and What He Wrote
The Biblical Hebrew Companion for Bible Software Users Grammatical Terms Explained for Exegesis
Eye to Eye Photographs by Vivian Maier
2014 - Eye to Eye Photographs By VIvian Maier (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780991541805
ISBN-10: 0991541804
Genre: Arts & Photography
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2014 - Earning My Parents' Love Trying to Grow Up in Alcoholism VIolence Dysfunction [Letters From An Adult Child of Alcoholism, Violence & Dysfunction - Volume 1] (Paperback)
2010 - Berklee Blues Guitar Songbook [Guitar: Blues Songbook] (Paperback)
2009 - El Caballero De Solamnia [Dragonlance Heroes - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - El Caballero Galen [Dragonlance Heroes - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - El Codigo Y La Medida [Dragonlance Heroes - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - Dragons of Summer Flame [Dragonlance Chronicles] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2007 - A Dictionary of Law Enforcement [Oxford Paperback Reference] (Paperback)
2007 - Mr Mrs Ken - and the Numbers One to 10 [Mr & Mrs Ken Series] (Paperback)
2006 - Power Tractors [Cool Wheels] (Other)
2006 - Extraordinary Old Testament People [3v Bible Studies] (Paperback)
2006 - Leadership for Leaders [Thorogood Management Books S.] (Paperback)Hardcover
2004 - Galen Beknighted [Dragonlance: Heroes] (Paperback)Paperback
2004 - Weasel's Luck [Dragonlance: Heroes] (Paperback)Paperback
2003 - Making of Ireland Landscapes in Geology [Landscapes in Geology] (Paperback)Hardcover
1998 - The Hound of the Baskervilles [BBC Radio Collection] (Audio Cassette)
1998 - Sherlock Holmes a Study in Scarlet [BBC Radio Collection] (Audio Cassette)
1998 - The Valley of Fear [BBC Radio Collection] (Audio Cassette)
1997 - Secret Song [Cassette Offer] (Paperback)
1997 - Crocodile Burning [Southern African Writing] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - The Complete Sonnets [Penguin Classics] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - The Island of Dr Moreau [2 cassettes] (Audio Cassette)
1996 - The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes [BBC Radio Collection] (Audio Cassette)
1994 - The Dark Queen [Dragonlance Villains, Vol Six] (Paperback)Paperback
1993 - Before the Mask [Dragonlance : Villains, Vol 1] (Paperback)
1992 - The Balance of Power [From Thief to King, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1992 - The War of the Lance [DragonLance Tales II Trilogy, Vol. 3] (Paperback)Paperback
1992 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes [BBC Radio Collection] (Audio Cassette)
1992 - Americans and Their Forests a Historical Geography [Studies in Environment and History] (Paperback)Hardcover
1992 - The Oath and the Measure [Dragonlance: The Meetings Sextet, Vol. 4] (Paperback)
1992 - The Reign of Istar [Dragonlance Tales II, Vol. 1] (Paperback)Paperback
1991 - Understanding the Male Hustler [Haworth Gay & Lesbian Studies] (Paperback)Hardcover
1990 - Galen Beknighted [Dragonlance Heroes II : Vol.3] (Paperback)Paperback
1989 - Weasel's Luck [Dragonlance: Heroes] (Paperback)Paperback
1988 - Receptor Pharmacology and Function [Clinical Pharmacology Series] (Hardcover)
1988 - St IVes (Paperback)
1988 - Transport [Modern studies topics] (Hardcover)
1987 - Doorgunner [Soldier of Fortune] (Paperback)
1987 - Drug Discovery Development [Contemporary Biomedicine] (Hardcover)
1985 - Britain Now Quiz [Quiz Books] (Paperback)
Who Killed Jimmy Valentine [Southern African Writing] (Paperback)
New Towns [Contemp. Scot. S] (Paperback)Paperback
Human Relations [SUPERVISORY S] (Paperback)
Steam Power in Agriculture [Blandford Colour Series] (Hardcover)
Lamp Project Electronics No 15 [Topic brief / LAMP Project] (Paperback)
Aliens [Star Ace] (Paperback)