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Williamson on Knowledge and Evidence

Alvin I. Goldman

in Reliabilism and Contemporary Epistemology: Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199812875
eISBN:
9780199933150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812875.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter serves as a critical examination of Williamson's theories of knowledge and evidence. It argues that certain details of the theory are less successful than those of similar theories that ... More


Intuition and Modal Error

George Bealer

in Epistemology: New Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199264933
eISBN:
9780191718472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264933.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Modal intuitions are not only the primary source of modal knowledge but also the primary source of modal error. An explanation of how modal error arises — and, in particular, how erroneous modal ... More


Evidentialism, Vice, and Virtue

Jason Baehr

in The Inquiring Mind: On Intellectual Virtues and Virtue Epistemology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604074
eISBN:
9780191729300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604074.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that the concept of intellectual virtue also merits a secondary or background role in connection with evidentialist accounts of epistemic justification. According to these ... More


Internal and External Objects of Cognition

Michael Ayers

in Knowing and Seeing: Groundwork for a new empiricism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833567
eISBN:
9780191871993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833567.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Detailed analysis is conducted of the different constructions in which ‘know’, ‘believe’, ‘see’, and cognate verbs appear in ordinary or natural language, of their functions and of the relations and ... More


Justified Belief, Reasons, and Evidence

Alan Millar

in Knowing by Perceiving

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198755692
eISBN:
9780191816840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755692.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Normative reasons for belief—reasons to believe something—are constituted by truths or facts. Such reasons are distinguished from motivating reasons for belief, that is, reasons for which a subject ... More


Knowledge from Perceived Indicators and Background Knowledge

Alan Millar

in Knowing by Perceiving

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198755692
eISBN:
9780191816840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755692.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The focus is on knowing that something is so by perceiving something that indicates that it is so. It is argued that some of our knowledge of this sort is more akin to perceptual knowledge than might ... More


Further Puzzles

Michael Blome-Tillmann

in Knowledge and Presuppositions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199686087
eISBN:
9780191766046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686087.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores further explanatory virtues of PEC. More specifically, this chapter argues that PEC can handle Gettier examples elegantly and that it offers a solution to lottery cases by ... More


Can complexity in welfare professionals’ work be handled with standardised professional knowledge?

Lars Evertsson, Björn Blom, Marek Perlinski, and Devin Rexvid

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Complexity in professional work is often discussed in relation to the professional body of knowledge. There is a tendency to relate professional success, problems and shortcomings to flaws and ... More


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