The Gettier Problem

In The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Luck. New York, USA: pp. 261-271 (2019)

Ian M. Church
Hillsdale College
In this chapter, we will explore the luck at issue in Gettier-styled counterexamples and the subsequent problem it poses to any viable reductive analysis of knowledge. In the 1st section, we will consider the specific species of luck that is at issue in Gettier counterexamples, then, in the next section, I will briefly sketch a diagnosis of the Gettier Problem and try to explain why the relevant species of luck has proven to be extremely difficult to avoid. And finally, I will consider a prominent objection to the proposed diagnosis of the Problem.
Keywords The Gettier Problem  Epistemic Luck  The Analysis of Knowledge
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