Closure failures for safety

@article{Murphy2005ClosureFF,
  title={Closure failures for safety},
  author={P. Murphy},
  journal={Philosophia},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={331-334}
}
Ernest Sosa and others have proposed a safety condition on knowledge: If S knows p, then in the nearest (non-actual) worlds in which S believes p, p is true. 1 Colloquially, this is the idea that knowing requires not being easily mistaken. Here, I will argue that like another condition requiring a counterfactual relation between a subject's belief and the world, viz. Robert Nozick's sensitivity condition, safety leads, in certain cases, to the unacceptable result that knowledge is not closed… Expand
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