The Truthmaker Solution to the Gettier Problems

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Abstract

A truthmaker solution to the Gettier problems is based on the idea that knowledge can be defined as justified true belief provided that the source of one’s justification is suitably connected with what makes the believed proposition true. Different developments of this basic intuition have been recently criticized on the basis of a series of arguments aiming at showing that no truthmaker theory can allow us to solve Gettier problems, since the very idea underlying such solution is ineffective. In this paper, I discuss the criticism to the truthmaker solution I consider most promising and show how it can be successfully addressed.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)66-78
Numero di pagine13
RivistaEpistemologia
Volume2015
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2015

Keywords

  • Gettier problem
  • justification
  • knowledge analysis
  • truthmaking

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