Being in a Position to Know and Closure


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Jan Heylen
KU Leuven
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The focus of this article is the question whether the notion of being in a position to know is closed under modus ponens. The question is answered negatively.
Keywords knowledge  having the capacity to know  closure  being in a position to know  having the possibility to know
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DOI 10.1002/tht3.194
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