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Single Idea 2786

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / B. Internal Justification / 5. Coherentism / a. Coherence as justification]

Full Idea

The coherentist idea is that justification and truth are not properties of radically different types.

Gist of Idea

For coherentists justification and truth are not radically different things


Jonathan Dancy (Intro to Contemporary Epistemology [1985], 11.6)

Book Reference

Dancy,Jonathan: 'Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology' [Blackwell 1985], p.180

A Reaction

Oh. And I thought I was a coherentist. It take it that keeping coherence for foundations separate from coherence as truth is absolutely basic. The latter is nonsense.