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Knowledge and Lotteries
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Perception and the Fall From Eden
In the Garden of Eden, we had unmediated contact with the world. We were directly acquainted with objects in the world and with their properties. Objects were presented to us without causalExpand
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Epistemic Modals in Context
A very simple contextualist treatment of a sentence containing an epistemic modal, e.g. a might be F, is that it is true iff for all the contextually salient community knows, a is F. It is widelyExpand
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Knowledge and Action
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Relativism and Monadic Truth
1. Overview: Simplicity, Possible Worlds Semantics and Relativism 2. Diagnostics for Shared Content: From 'Say' to 'Agree' 3. Operators, the Anaphoric 'That' and Temporally Neutral Propositions 4.Expand
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Deeply Contingent A Priori Knowledge
0.1 In 'Reference and Contingency," Gareth Evans distinguished between 'superficially contingent' and 'deeply contingent' truths. A true sentence is superficially contingent just in case the functionExpand
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The Reference Book
PART I: AGAINST ACQUAINTANCE 1. Introduction: reference and singular thought 2. A defense of liberalism 3. Epistemic acquaintance PART II: BEYOND ACQUAINTANCE 4. From the specific to the singular 5.Expand
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Bayesianism, Infinite Decisions, and Binding
We pose and resolve several vexing decision theoretic puzzles. Some are variants of existing puzzles, such as ‘Trumped’ (Arntzenius and McCarthy 1997), ‘Rouble trouble’ (Arntzenius and Barrett 1999),Expand
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The Real Guide to Fake Barns: A Catalogue of Gifts for Your Epistemic Enemies
Perhaps the concept of knowledge, prior to its being fashioned and molded by certain philosophical traditions, never offered any stable negative verdict in the original fake barn case.
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