Musings on Gettier and the definition of knowledge

by Coel Hellier Philosophers have traditionally defined knowledge as a belief that is both true and justified, a definition that sufficed until, 50 years ago, Edmund Gettier pointed out that the conditions could be fulfilled by accident, in ways that didn’t amount to what we would intuitively regard as knowledge. Gettier pointed to scenarios such … Continue reading Musings on Gettier and the definition of knowledge

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