Closure, contrast, and answer

Philosophical Studies 133 (2):233–255 (2007)
Abstract
How should the contrastivist formulate closure? That is, given that knowledge is a ternary contrastive state Kspq (s knows that p rather than q), how does this state extend under entailment? In what follows, I will identify adequacy conditions for closure, criticize the extant invariantist and contextualist closure schemas, and provide a contrastive schema based on the idea of extending answers. I will conclude that only the contrastivist can adequately formulate closure.
Keywords Philosophy   Philosophy of Religion   Philosophy of Mind   Epistemology   Logic   Philosophy
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DOI 10.2307/25471898
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Jan Heylen (2015). Being in a Position to Know and Closure. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 4 (4).
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