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Transmission of Justification and Warrant

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[Revised entry by Luca Moretti and Tommaso Piazza on June 28, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Ted is on his way to the Philosophy Department, early in the freezing morning. Although he doesn't know how cold it is, Ted conjectures that the temperature must be below 0 dC. Out of curiosity, he checks the weather app of his smartphone. To his astonishment, he sees that it is -30 dC. He concludes that this is the least temperature to which he has been exposed ever. Ted's belief about his personal record owes its justification to Ted's belief that it is -30 dC, justified by the evidence supplied by his smartphone, and Ted's...

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