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A EPISTEMIC LUCK
There has been a great deal of discussion in the recent literature regarding the supposed phenomenon of “epistemic luck.” This is the putative situation in which an agent gains knowledge even thoughExpand
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Anti-Luck Virtue Epistemology
We noted back in chapter 1, when we were considering the question of how to analyse knowledge, that there are two overarching intuitions about knowledge. The first — the ability intuition — was thatExpand
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Cognitive ability and the extended cognition thesis
  • D. Pritchard
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Synthese
  • 12 March 2010
TLDR
This paper explores the ramifications of the extended cognition thesis in the philosophy of mind for contemporary epistemology and shows that there is no in principle bar to cognitive processes extending beyond the skin of the agent. Expand
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What is This Thing Called Knowledge
Part 1: What is Knowledge? 1. Some Preliminaries 2. The Value of Knowledge 3. Defining Knowledge 4. The Structure of Knowledge 5. Rationality 6. Virtues and Faculties Part 2: Where Does KnowledgeExpand
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EPISTEMIC DEPENDENCE
The goal of this paper is to explore and defend the epistemic dependence of knowledge⎯roughly, the dependence of one’s knowledge on factors outwith one’s cognitive agency⎯and to situate this thesisExpand
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Varieties of externalism
Our aim is to provide a topography of the relevant philosophical terrain with regard to the possible ways in which knowledge can be conceived of as extended. We begin by charting the different typesExpand
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Knowledge, Understanding and Epistemic Value
  • D. Pritchard
  • Sociology
  • Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement
  • 27 May 2009
It is a widespread pre-theoretical intuition that knowledge is distinctively valuable. If this were not so, then it would be simply mysterious why knowledge has been the focus of so much ofExpand
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Anti-luck epistemology
  • D. Pritchard
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Synthese
  • 21 September 2007
In this paper, I do three things. First, I offer an overview of an anti-luck epistemology, as set out in my book, Epistemic Luck (Oxford University Press, Oxford 2005). Second, I attempt to meet someExpand
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THE VALUE OF KNOWLEDGE
It is commonly held that knowledge is of distinctive value to us. The goal of this paper is to unpack and examine a possible defence of this claima defence which is at least implicit in recent workExpand
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