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2020-11-07

phil-1101

  • Analyses of knowledge
  • Guiding questions
  • Necessary and sufficient conditions
    • Necessary condition
      • Condition for something, F, is a condition that must be met in order for F to be present
    • Sufficient condition
      • Condition for something, F, is a condition that, if met, guarantees that F is present
    • Complete set of necessary conditions together constitute a sufficient condition for F
    • Entire set --> individually necessary and jointly sufficient
      • INJS
      • Often used to analyze important philosophical concepts
  • Plato defined knowledge as justified true belief
  • Edmund Gettier objected to the standard model
  • Analyzing justification
    • Regress problem
      • Majority of our beliefs depend on other beliefs for their justification
      • This ends up being a vicious infinite regress\
      • Solutions:
  • Foundationalism and coherentism are interpreted as internalist (interalism)