02.Gettier.Edmund.Is.Justified.True.Belief.Knowledge

02.Gettier.Edmund.Is.Justified.True.Belief.Knowledge - Is...

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“Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?” Edmund L. Gettier, III Analysis 23 (1963) 121-123. gettier@philos.umass.edu
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S knows that p The tradition going back to Plato S knows that P IFF i. P is true, ii. S believes that P, and iii. S is justified in believing that P. Read as: A subject knows that proposition If and only if The proposition is true. The subject believes that proposition. The subject is justified in believing that proposition.
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S knows that p Roderick M. Chisholm S knows that P IFF i. S accepts P, ii. S has adequate evidence for P, and iii. P is true.
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S knows that p A. J. Ayer S knows that P IFF i. P is true, ii. S is sure that P is true, and iii. S has the right to be sure that P is true.
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Case 1: Smith knows Jones will get the job d. Jones is the man who will get the job, and Jones has ten coins in his pocket. e. The man who will get the job has ten coins in his pocket. The president of the company assures Smith that Jones will get the job and Smith has counted the coins in Jones’ pocket.
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2010 for the course PHIL 120 taught by Professor H during the Spring '10 term at James Madison University.

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