CFP: Knowledge and Justification: New Perspectives (Special Issue of Synthese)

Guest Editor: Rodrigo Borges, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, PUCRS. Special Issue Description: This special issue aims at updating the philosophical scholarship on knowledge
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Guest Editor: Rodrigo Borges, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, PUCRS. Special Issue Description: This special issue aims at updating the philosophical scholarship on knowledge and justification with new, cutting edge work in epistemology. Although the analysis of knowledge and justification has been an obsession of epistemologists since Plato’s Theaetetus, much progress can still be made in our understanding of how those concepts relate to other epistemological concepts (e.g., does knowing entail safety?) and to each other (e.g., does knowledge entail justification?). This special issue is searching for work featuring new perspectives on these and other issues of interest such as the regress problem, the internalism/externalism debate, Cartesian skepticism, the question of whether knowledge is a mental state different from belief, and the question of whether justification/knowledge is partially determined by pragmatic factors. Appropriate Topics for Submission. . .

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