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Factivity Without Safety
Pacific Philosophical Quarterly (2008)
  • Dennis Whitcomb, Western Washington University
Abstract
I summarize Timothy Williamson's theory of knowledge, construct some counterexamples to it, and try to diagnose the problem in virtue of which those counterexamples arise. Then I consider possible responses. It turns out that only one of those responses is tenable, and that that response renders Williamson's theory a continuous piece of, rather than a radical paradigmatic break from, recent mainstream work in the theory of knowledge.
Keywords
  • Theory of knowledge
Disciplines
Publication Date
March, 2008
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0114.2008.00313.x
Publisher Statement
Published by John Wiley and Sons
Citation Information
Dennis Whitcomb. "Factivity Without Safety" Pacific Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 89 Iss. 1 (2008) p. 143 - 149
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dennis-whitcomb/18/