How Reasonable is Lehrer’s Coherence Theory? Beats Me.

  • Philip Peterson
Part of the Philosophical Studies Series book series (PSSP, volume 44)


I shall briefly review Lehrer’s theory of knowledge (in Section I) and then criticize his treatment of a priori knowledge (Section II) and extend that criticism to his general account (Sections III and IV). My understanding of Lehrer’s theory is based on Lehrer 1974, 1981a, 1981b, 1982, 1983, 1986a, 1986b, 1986c, and 1988.


Tacit Knowledge Acceptance System Probability Judgment Epistemic Evaluation Intuitive Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Peterson
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  1. 1.Syracuse UniversityUSA

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