The Analysis of Knowledge

[Revised entry by Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Matthias Steup on March 7, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For any person, there are some things they know, and some things
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[Revised entry by Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Matthias Steup on March 7, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For any person, there are some things they know, and some things they don't. What exactly is the difference? What does it take to know something? It's not enough just to believe it - we don't know the things we're wrong about. Knowledge seems to be more like a way of getting at the truth. The analysis of knowledge concerns the attempt to articulate in what exactly this kind of "getting at the truth" consists....

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