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The Gettier Problem

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Stephen Hetherington, Charity Anderson, Claudio de Almeida, Clayton Littlejohn, Rodrigo Borges, Delia Belleri, Annalisa Coliva, Duncan Pritchard, Kelly Becker, John Greco, Ernest Sosa, Patrick Rysiew, Elijah Chudnoff, John Turri
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  • Date Published: December 2018
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107178847

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  • When philosophers try to understand the nature of knowledge, they have to confront the Gettier problem. This problem, set out in Edmund Gettier's famous paper of 1963, has yet to be solved, and has challenged our best attempts to define what knowledge is. This volume offers an organised sequence of accessible and distinctive chapters explaining the history of debate surrounding Gettier's challenge, and where that debate should take us next. The chapters describe and evaluate a wide range of ideas about knowledge that have been sparked by philosophical engagements with the Gettier problem, including such phenomena as fallibility, reasoning, evidence, reliability, truth-tracking, context, luck, intellectual virtue, wisdom, conceptual analysis, intuition, experimental philosophy, and explication. The result is an authoritative survey of fifty-plus years of epistemological research - along with provocative ideas for future research – into the nature of knowledge.

    • Charts and explains the continuing philosophical challenge of the Gettier problem
    • Includes an impressive array of authors
    • Offers clear, accessible, and stimulating chapters
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    • Date Published: December 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107178847
    • length: 266 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 179 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.62kg
    • contains: 2 b/w illus. 2 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction: meet the Gettier problem Stephen Hetherington
    1. The Gettier problem and fallibilism Charity Anderson
    2. Epistemic closure and post-Gettier epistemology of reasoning Claudio de Almeida
    3. Gettier cases and evidence Clayton Littlejohn
    4. The Gettier problem and externalism Rodrigo Borges
    5. The Gettier problem and context Delia Belleri and Annalisa Coliva
    6. The Gettier problem and epistemic luck Duncan Pritchard
    7. The sensitivity response to the Gettier problem Kelly Becker
    8. The Gettier problem and intellectual virtue John Greco
    9. Knowledge and wisdom Ernest Sosa
    10. The Gettier problem and the program of analysis Patrick Rysiew
    11. Intuition in the Gettier problem Elijah Chudnoff
    12. Experimental epistemology and 'Gettier' cases John Turri
    13. The Gettier problem's explicability problem Stephen Hetherington.

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    Stephen Hetherington, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Stephen Hetherington is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. His many publications in epistemology include Knowledge and the Gettier Problem (Cambridge, 2016).

    Contributors

    Stephen Hetherington, Charity Anderson, Claudio de Almeida, Clayton Littlejohn, Rodrigo Borges, Delia Belleri, Annalisa Coliva, Duncan Pritchard, Kelly Becker, John Greco, Ernest Sosa, Patrick Rysiew, Elijah Chudnoff, John Turri

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