Putting the horse before the cart: a pragmatist analysis of knowledge

@article{Augusto2011PuttingTH,
  title={Putting the horse before the cart: a pragmatist analysis of knowledge},
  author={Lu{\'i}s M. Augusto},
  journal={Trans-form-acao},
  year={2011},
  volume={34},
  pages={135-152}
}
The definition of knowledge as justified true belief is the best we presently have. However, the canonical tripartite analysis of knowledge does not do justice to it due to a Platonic conception of a priori truth that puts the cart before the horse. Within a pragmatic approach, I argue that by doing away with a priori truth, namely by submitting truth to justification, and by accordingly altering the canonical analysis of knowledge, this is a fruitful definition. So fruitful indeed that it… Expand
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