Does luck have a place in epistemology?

Synthese 191 (7):1391-1407 (2014)

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Nathan Ballantyne
Fordham University
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Some epistemologists hold that exploration and elaboration of the nature of luck will allow us to better understand knowledge. I argue this is a mistake
Keywords Anti-luck epistemology  Knowledge  Luck  Degrees of luck  Significance  Control account of luck  Gettier cases
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DOI 10.1007/s11229-013-0334-9
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