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Defeatism Defeated

@inproceedings{Defeated2016DefeatismD,
  title={Defeatism Defeated},
  author={Defeatism Defeated and Max Baker-Hytch and Matthew A. Benton},
  year={2016}
}
Many epistemologists are enamored with a defeat condition on knowledge. While the details can differ considerably, these “defeatists” tend to agree that in addition to a belief’s being non-accidentally true and justified there is a no-defeater condition (perhaps built into the justification condition) which must be fulfilled for that belief to count as knowledge. In this paper we present several difficulties for defeatism, understood along either internalist or externalist lines. We then argue… Expand
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