Recent Papers on Gettier Attribution Roundup

With a lot of researchers and labs now experimentally investigating cognitive evaluations in Gettier and Gettier-style cases, I thought it might be helpful to post some links for those interested in
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With a lot of researchers and labs now experimentally investigating cognitive evaluations in Gettier and Gettier-style cases, I thought it might be helpful to post some links for those interested in some of the latest published findings in this fast-paced area. As far as the psychology of Gettier cases is concerned, it turns out that there’s not one correct answer to the question of whether laypeople attribute knowledge to Gettiered subjects. Instead, what researchers have discovered is that laypeople seem to make a range of different knowledge judgments about a variety of individual thought experiments philosophers have loosely tended to categorize under the “Gettier” heading, sometimes attributing, and sometimes denying knowledge. Following Gettier’s original insight, the efforts of the researchers below have been to understand why they do this, or the specific factors and mechanisms associated with luck, ability, evidence, and so on, that trigger attributions or denials as revealed. . .

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News source: Experimental Philosophy

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