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By Stephen Hetherington

Edmund Gettier's 1963 verdict approximately what wisdom isn't really has develop into an merchandise of philosophical orthodoxy, authorised by way of philosophers as a real epistemological consequence. It assures us that - opposite to what Plato and later philosophers have proposal - wisdom isn't really in basic terms a real trust good supported via epistemic justification. yet that orthodoxy has generated the Gettier challenge - epistemology's carrying on with fight to appreciate tips on how to accommodate Gettier's obvious end result inside of a higher perception of data. during this e-book, Stephen Hetherington argues that none of epistemology's usual makes an attempt to unravel that challenge have succeeded: he indicates how sophisticated but basic errors - concerning explication, technique, houses, modality, and fallibility - have permeated these responses to Gettier's problem. His clean and unique publication outlines a brand new method of fixing the matter, and a more robust clutch of Gettier's problem and its importance is the outcome. In a feeling, Plato can now embody Gettier.

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