Understanding and the Value of Knowledge
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It is widely held that knowledge is of distinctive value. Presumably, this is the reason why knowledge — and not, say, justified true belief — has been the principal focus of generations of epistemological theorising. Understanding just why knowledge is distinctively valuable, however, has proved elusive and this has led some to question whether it is distinctively valuable at all. Call this the value problem.
KeywordsTrue Belief Cognitive Achievement Epistemic Luck Cognitive Success Radical Scepticism
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