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When is true belief knowledge?

Author: Richard Foley
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Series: Princeton monographs in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A woman glances at a broken clock and comes to believe it is a quarter past seven. Yet, despite the broken clock, it really does happen to be a quarter past seven. Her belief is true, but it isn't  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Foley
ISBN: 9780691154725 0691154724
OCLC Number: 761850802
Description: viii, 153 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: An observation --
Post-gettier accounts of knowledge --
Knowledge stories --
Intuitions about knowledge --
Important truths --
Maximally accurate and comprehensive beliefs --
The beetle in the box --
Knowledge blocks --
The theory of knowledge and theory of justified belief --
The value of true belief --
The value of knowledge --
The lottery and preface --
Reverse lottery stories --
Lucky knowledge --
Closure and skepticism --
Disjunctions --
Fixedness and knowledge --
Instability and knowledge --
Misleading defeaters --
Believing that I don't know --
Introspective knowledge --
Perceptual knowledge --
A priori knowledge --
Collective knowledge --
A look back --
Epistemology within a general theory of rationality --
The core concepts of epistemology.
Series Title: Princeton monographs in philosophy.
Responsibility: Richard Foley.

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