Poston on similarity and acquaintance

Philosophical Studies 147 (3):379 - 386 (2010)
In this article, I try to defend my conception of noninferential justification from important criticisms raised by Ted Poston in a recent article published in Philosophical Studies. More specifically, I argue that from within the framework of an acquaintance theory, one can still allow for fallible noninferential justification, and one can do so without losing the advantages I claim for the theory.
Keywords Acquaintance  Noninferential Justification  Foundationalism  Fallibilism
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DOI 10.2307/40542562
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Richard Fumerton (2005). Speckled Hens and Objects of Acquaintance. Philosophical Perspectives 19 (1):121–138.

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Nathan Ballantyne (2012). Acquaintance and Assurance. Philosophical Studies 161 (3):421-431.

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