Resurrecting the tracking theories

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 83 (2):207 – 221 (2005)
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Fred Adams
University of Delaware
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Much of contemporary epistemology proceeds on the assumption that tracking theories of knowledge, such as those of Dretske and Nozick, are dead. The word on the street is that Kripke and others killed these theories with their counterexamples, and that epistemology must move in a new direction as a result. In this paper we defend the tracking theories against purportedly deadly objections. We detect life in the tracking theories, despite what we perceive to be a premature burial
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