Knowlege

Reading

 [Ayer, 1956], ch. 1.  [Pollock, 1986], ch 1.
 [Audi, 1998], ch. 8  [Dancy, 1985], chs 2, 3.
 [Nozick, 1981], pp. 167-78.  [Lehrer, 1990], ch. 1.
 [Kim, 1994].  [Gettier, 1963].

Essay

Is it possible to state the necessary and sufficient conditions of `p knows that q'? If it were not, would it necessarily matter? Should the concept of cause feature in an analysis?

Bibliography

Audi, 1998
Audi, R. (1998).
Epistemology.
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Ayer, 1956
Ayer, A. J. (1956).
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Bernecker and Dretske, 2000
Bernecker, S. and Dretske, F., editors (2000).
Knowledge: Readings in Contemporary Epistemology.
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Dancy, 1985
Dancy, J. (1985).
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Gettier, 1963
Gettier, Jr., E. (1963).
Is justified true belief knowledge?
Analysis, 23:121-3.
Also in [Huemer, 2002], [Bernecker and Dretske, 2000], and [Griffiths, 1967].

Griffiths, 1967
Griffiths, A. P., editor (1967).
Knowledge and Belief.
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Huemer, 2002
Huemer, M., editor (2002).
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Kim, 1994
Kim, J. (1994).
What is `Naturalized Epistemology?'.
In Kornblith, H., editor, Naturalizing Epistemology, pages 33-55. MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, second edition.

Lehrer, 1990
Lehrer, K. (1990).
Theory of Knowledge.
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Nozick, 1981
Nozick, R. (1981).
Philosophical Explanations.
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Pollock, 1986
Pollock, J. L. (1986).
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