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Title Explaining knowledge : new essays on the Gettier problem / Rodrigo Borges, Claudio de Almeida, and Peter D. Klein.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition First edition.

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Subject Gettier, Edmund L.
Gettier problem.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Justification (Theory of knowledge)
Alt Name Borges, Rodrigo,
Almeida, Claudio de,
Klein, Peter D. (Peter David), 1940-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 414 pages) : illustrations
Edition First edition.
Summary 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 examine the issues that arise from Gettier's challenge, setting the agenda for future work on the central problem of epistemology.
"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. This led to the development and refinement of many prominent epistemological theories: internalism, externalism, evidentialism, reliabilism, and virtue epistemology. The debate about the appropriate use of intuition as providing evidence in all areas of philosophy began as a debate about the epistemic status of the 'Gettier intuition' ... This volume presents a collective examination by twenty-six experts, including some of the most influential philosophers of our time, of the various issues that arise from Gettier's challenge to the analysis of knowledge." Publisher's website.
Note This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience Specialized.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 8, 2017).
Contents Is justified true belief knowledge? / Edmund L. Gettier -- Part I: Solving the Gettier problem. Gettiered belief / E.J. Coffman ; The nature of knowledge / Peter D. Klein ; Knowledge, luck, and virtue : resolving the Gettier problem / Duncan Pritchard ; Perceptual capacities, knowledge, and Gettier cases / Susanna Schellenberg ; Chained to the Gettier problem : a useful falsehood? / Robert K. Shope ; Accident, evidence, and knowledge / Jonathan Vogel -- Part II: The Gettier legacy. Sed ubi Socrates currit? On the Gettier problem before Gettier / Risto Hilpinen ; Lessons from Gettier / Jonathan L. Kvanvig ; Defeasible reasoning and representation : the lesson of Gettier / Keith Lehrer ; The lesson of Gettier / Linda Zagzebski -- Part III: Gettier and philosophical methodology. The Gettier case and intuition / Jessica Brown ; Gettier and the epistemic appraisal of philosophical intuition / Alvin I. Goldman ; The metaphysical Gettier problem and the X-Phi critique / Ernest Sosa ; Gettier cases : a taxonomy / Peter Blouw, Wesley Buckwalter, and John Turri ; Knowledge, noise, and curve-fitting : a methodological argument for justified true belief? / Jonathan M. Weinberg -- Part IV: Gettier and inferential knowledge. Inferential knowledge and the Gettier conjecture / Rodrigo Borges ; Knowledge, benign falsehoods, and the Gettier problem / Claudio de Almeida ; Closure, counter-closure, and inferential knowledge / Branden Fitelson ; Knowledge and false belief / John Hawthorne and Dani Rabinowitz -- Part V: Dissolving the Gettier problem. Golden Gettier : what we (should have) learned / Fred Dretske ; The value of knowledge and the Gettier game / Richard Foley ; Gettier cases : transworld identity and counterparts / Stephen Hetherington ; The difference between knowledge and understanding / Sherrilyn Roush.
ISBN 9780191840142 (electronic bk.)
0191840149 (electronic bk.)
9780191036828
019103682X
9780198724551
0198724551
9780198724568
019872456X
OCLC # 1018176706
Additional Format Print version : 9780198724551.


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