Learning from learning from our mistakes

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Littlejohn, Clayton. (2016). Learning from learning from our mistakes. In In Grajner, Martin and Schmechtig, Pedro (Ed.). Epistemic reasons, norms and goals pp. 51-70 Walter de Gruyter GmbH. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110496765-004
AuthorsLittlejohn, Clayton
EditorsGrajner, Martin and Schmechtig, Pedro
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What can we learn from cases of knowledge from falsehood? Critics of knowledge-first epistemology have argued that these cases provide us with good reason for rejecting the knowledge accounts of evidence, justification, and the norm of belief. I shall offer a limited defense of the knowledge-first approach to these matters. Knowledge from falsehood cases should undermine our confidence in like-from-like reasoning in epistemology. Just as we should be open to the idea that knowledge can come from non-knowledge, we should be open to the idea that justified beliefs can come from unjustified beliefs.

Page range51-70
Year2016
Book titleEpistemic reasons, norms and goals
PublisherWalter de Gruyter GmbH
Place of publicationBerlin, Germany
Boston, MA
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9783110496765
9783110493634
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110496765-004
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