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Unformatted text preview: Philosophy 122 Theory of Knowledge 1 Administrative Stuff I Index Cards Please Fll-out with: name student ID # email address year major # of previous philosophy courses Preference ranking for section times 2 Administrative Stuff II Course Syllabus (handout) Text and Supplementary Readings What, when, where, why? Grades, assignments, and all that Tentative course schedule See website for complete schedule Stay tuned to the website 3 Topic Outline Audis outline (and ours) Sources of Knowledge Inference & The Extension of Knowledge The Architecture of Knowledge The Analysis of Knowledge ScientiFc, moral, and religious knowledge Skepticism 4 Three Senses of JustiFcation I Intuitively, many of our beliefs are justifed E.g. , my belief that we are now in PHIL 122 This doesnt require a process of justify ing JustiFedness as a property vs a process 2 properties: belieF vs situational justiFcation S s (actual) belief that p is justiFed belief justiFcation S s is/would be justifed in believing p situational justiFcation 5 Three Senses of JustiFcation II One can be justifed in believing p ( situational ) without (actually) believing p Situational justifcation BelieF justifcation But, the converse implication does hold BelieF justifcation Situational justifcation Situational justiFcation involves being...
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