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The sensitivity principle in epistemology

Author: Kelly Becker; Tim Black
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides new thinking on the compelling subject of 'sensitivity' - a principle typically characterized as a necessary condition for knowledge.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Becker; Tim Black
ISBN: 9781107004238 1107004233
OCLC Number: 785872082
Description: xi, 281 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The resilience of sensitivity / Kelly Becker and Tim Black --
Nozick's defense of closure / Peter Baumann --
Sensitivity meets explanation : an improved counterfactual condition on knowledge / Peter Murphy and Tim Black --
Sensitivity from others / Sanford Goldberg --
Knowledge, cognitive dispositions and conditionals / Lars Bo Gundersen --
Methods and how to individuate them / Kelly Becker --
Truth-tracking and the value of knowledge / Jonathan L. Kvanvig --
The enduring trouble with tracking / Jonathan Vogel --
What makes knowledge the most highly prized form of true belief? / Peter D. Klein --
In defence of modest anti-luck epistemology / Duncan Pritchard --
Bettter safe than sensitive / John Greco --
False negatives / Steven Luper --
Roush on knowledge : tracking redux? / Anthony Brueckner --
Sensitivity and closure / Sherrilyn Roush.
Responsibility: edited by Kelly Becker and Tim Black.

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