THUNK – 131. Puzzles of Epistemology

Gettier problems, extreme skepticism, the closure principle – “knowledge” is one hell of a rabbit hole. Thus: epistemology!

-Links for the Curious-

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy’s (SEP) fantastic article on epistemology – plato.stanford.edu/entries/epistemology/

The SEP on epistemic closure (& academic skepticism) – plato.stanford.edu/entries/closure-epistemic/

Philosophytube’s “Knowledge Explained” – www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXlqJvHxVdM

Crash Course’s “The Meaning of Knowledge” – www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXhJ3hHK9hQ

“On Certainty” (Wittgenstein, 1969) – prawfsblawg.blogs.com/files/wittgenstein-on-certainty.pdf

“Debating Scientific Epistemology” (Dougherty, 2016) – www.nas.org/articles/debating_scientific_epistemology

The Epistemology of Democracy (Anderson, 2006) – www.cambridge.org/core/journals/episteme/article/epistemology-of-democracy/F86F1D124D2E081116611043BD54CBD9

 

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