The Value of Knowledge

[Revised entry by Duncan Pritchard and John Turri on March 11, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Value of knowledge has always been a central topic within epistemology. An important question to
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[Revised entry by Duncan Pritchard and John Turri on March 11, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Value of knowledge has always been a central topic within epistemology. An important question to address, which can be traced right back to Plato's Meno, is: what is it about knowledge (if anything) that makes it more valuable than mere true belief? Interest in this topic has re-emerged in recent years, in response to a rediscovery of the Meno problem regarding the value of...

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