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Explaining Knowledge : New Essays on the Gettier Problem

Author: Rodrigo Borges; Claudio de Almeida; Peter David Klein
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
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The 'Gettier Problem' has shaped most of the fundamental debates in epistemology for more than fifty years. Before Edmund Gettier published his famous 1963 paper (reprinted in this volume), it was generally presumed that knowledge was equivalent to true belief supported by adequate evidence. Gettier presented a powerful challenge to that presumption. These led to the development and refinement of many prominent  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodrigo Borges; Claudio de Almeida; Peter David Klein
ISBN: 0198724551 9780198724551
OCLC Number: 1105452500
Description: xii, 414 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionEdmund Gettier: Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?I: Solving the Gettier Problem1: E. J. Coffman: Gettiered Belief2: Peter D. Klein: The Nature of Knowledge3: Duncan Pritchard: Knowledge, Luck, and Virtue: Resolving the Gettier Problem4: Susanna Schellenberg: Perceptual Capacities, Knowledge, and Gettier Cases5: Robert K. Shope: Chained to the Gettier Problem-a Useful Falsehood?6: Jonathan Vogel: Accident, Evidence, and KnowledgeII: The Gettier Legacy7: Risto Hilpinen: Sed ubi Socrates currit? On the Gettier Problem before Gettier8: John L. Kvanvig: Lessons from Gettier9: Keith Lehrer: Defeasible Reasoning and Representation: The Lesson of Gettier10: Linda Zagzebski: The Lesson of GettierIII: Gettier and Philosophical Methodology11: Jessica Brown: The Gettier Case and Intuition12: Alvin Goldman: Gettier and the Epistemic Appraisal of Philosophical Intuition13: Ernest Sosa: The Metaphysical Gettier Problem and the X-Phi Critique14: Peter Blouw, Wesley Buckwalter, and John Turri: Gettier Cases: A Taxonomy15: Jonathan M. Weinberg: Knowledge, Noise, and Curve-fitting: A Methodological Argument for JTB?IV: Gettier and Inferential Knowledge16: Rodrigo Borges: Inferential Knowledge and the Gettier Conjecture17: Claudio de Almeida: Knowledge, Benign Falsehoods, and the Gettier Problem18: Branden Fitelson: Closure, Counter-Closure, and Inferential Knowledge19: John Hawthorne and Dani Rabinowitz: Knowledge and False BeliefV: Dissolving the Gettier Problem20: Fred Dretske: Golden Gettier: What We (Should Have) Learned21: Richard Foley: The Value of Knowledge and the Gettier Game22: Stephen Hetherington: Gettier Cases: Transworld Identity and Counterparts23: Sherrilyn Roush: The Difference between Knowledge and Understanding
Responsibility: Edited by Rodrigo Borges, Claudio de Almeida, and Peter D. Klein.


The 'Gettier Problem' has been central to epistemology since 1963, when Edmund Gettier presented a powerful challenge to the standard analysis of knowledge. Now twenty-six leading philosophers  Read more...


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