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Single Idea 17723

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / C. External Justification / 1. External Justification]

Full Idea

I propose that knowledge is true belief which can be well explained .....just by citing the proposition believed.

Gist of Idea

Knowledge is true belief which can be explained just by citing the proposition believed


Carrie Jenkins (Grounding Concepts [2008], 3.1)

Book Reference

Jenkins,Carrie: 'Grounding Concepts' [OUP 2008], p.74

A Reaction

I don't find this appealing, and my reservation about Jenkins's book is her reliabilist, externalist epistemology. I would add an internalist coherentist epistemology to her very nice theory. 'I believe there are fairies at the bottom of my garden'?