Justified True Belief

  • According to Plato, true belief is not enough for knowledge
    • It must be justifiedjustified
    • Person who is justified is in a position to speak to objections of their belief
      • A lucky guesser will have more trouble defending their belief
  • When you have knowledge, then you have an opportunity to teach it
  • SS knows that PP if any only if:
    • PP is true
    • SS beliefs that PP is true
    • SS is justified in believing that PP is true