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Gettier Notes - Gettier on the JTB theory The JTB theory is...

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Gettier on the JTB theory The JTB theory is an attempt to give an analysis of the concept of knowledge. It tries to “break the concept down” by giving necessary and sufficient conditions for knowledge. JTB: A person Q knows that P if and only if: 1) Q believes that P 2) Q is justified in believing that P 3) P is true Let’s first consider whether these are necessary conditions for knowledge
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Gettier on the JTB theory A person Q knows that P if and only if: 1) Q believes that P 2) Q is justified in believing that P 3) P is true ________________ First, let’s remove (1). Can we imagine a case in which I know something without believing it?
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Gettier on the JTB theory A person Q knows that P if and only if: 1) Q believes that P 2) Q is justified in believing that P 3) P is true ________________ Next, let’s remove (2). Can I know something without being justified in believing it?
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Gettier on the JTB theory A person Q knows that P if and only if: 1) Q believes that P 2) Q is justified in believing that P
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course PHIL 1 taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '10 term at DeAnza College.

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Gettier Notes - Gettier on the JTB theory The JTB theory is...

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