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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.
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 Cover; Explaining Knowledge: New Essays on the Gettier Problem; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; References; Contents; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Introduction; I Solving the Gettier Problem; 1 E.J. Coffman: Gettiered Belief; 2 Peter D. Klein: The Nature of Knowledge; 3 Duncan Pritchard: Knowledge, Luck, and Virtue: Resolving the Gettier Problem; 4 Susanna Schellenberg: Perceptual Capacities, Knowledge, and Gettier Cases; 5 Robert K. Shope: Chained to the Gettier Problema#x80;#x94;a Useful Falsehood?; 6 Jonathan Vogel: Accident, Evidence, and Knowledge; II The Gettier Legacy
7 Risto Hilpinen: Sed ubi Socrates currit? On the Gettier Problem before Gettier8 Jonathan L. Kvanvig: Lessons from Gettier; 9 Keith Lehrer: Defeasible Reasoning and Representation: the Lesson of Gettier; 10 Linda Zagzebski: The Lesson of Gettier; III Gettier and Philosophical Methodology; 11 Jessica Brown: The Gettier Case and Intuition; 12 Alvin I. Goldman: Gettier and the Epistemic Appraisal of Philosophical Intuition; 13 Ernest Sosa: The Metaphysical Gettier Problem and the X-Phi Critique; 14 Peter Blouw, Wesley Buckwalter, and John Turri: Gettier Cases: a Taxonomy
15 Jonathan M. Weinberg: Knowledge, Noise, and Curve-Fitting: A Methodological Argument for Justified True Belief?IV Gettier and Inferential Knowledge; 16 Rodrigo Borges: Inferential Knowledge and the Gettier Conjecture; 17 Claudio de Almeida: Knowledge, Benign Falsehoods, and the Gettier Problem; 18 Branden Fitelson: Closure, Counter-Closure, and Inferential Knowledge; V Dissolving the Gettier Problem; 20 Fred Dretske: Golden Gettier: What We (Should Have) Learned; 21 Richard Foley: The Value of Knowledge and the Gettier Game
22 Stephen Hetherington: Gettier Cases: Transworld Identity and Counterparts23 Sherrilyn Roush: The Difference between Knowledge and Understanding; References; Part I: Solving the Gettier Problem; 1: Gettiered Belief; Abstract; 1 The Ease of Mistake Approach; 2 From Ease of Mistake to Lack of Credit; 2.1 Explanatory salience; 2.2 Power manifestation; 3 T wo a#x80;#x98;Riskya#x80;#x99; Approaches to Gettiered Belief; References; 2: The Nature of Knowledge; Abstract; 1 The Gettier Problem Is Best Seen as the Problem of Characterizing Real Knowledge
2 The Broad Scope of the Gettier Problem: Principles and Cases2.1 The closure principle; 2.2 The Fallibilism Principle; 3 The Gettier Problem and How Not to Solve It: Etiology of Belief Theories; 4 A Better Way to Solve the Gettier Problem: Quality of the Evidence Theories; 5 The Defeasibility Theory: Development and Consequences; 5.1 Epistemic luck; 6 Responses to Two Potential Problems: Misleading Defeaters and Useful Falsehoods; 6.1 Misleading defeaters; 6.2 Useful falsehoods; 7 Conclusion; References; 3: Knowledge, Luck, and Virtue: Resolving the Gettier Problem; Abstract
ISBN 9780191840142 (electronic bk.)
0191840149 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1018176706
Additional Format Print version : 9780198724551