In Sven Ove Hansson Vincent F. Hendricks (ed.), Handbook of Formal Philosophy. Springer (forthcoming)

Wesley H. Holliday
University of California, Berkeley
This chapter provides a brief introduction to propositional epistemic logic and its applications to epistemology. No previous exposure to epistemic logic is assumed. Epistemic-logical topics discussed include the language and semantics of basic epistemic logic, multi-agent epistemic logic, combined epistemic-doxastic logic, and a glimpse of dynamic epistemic logic. Epistemological topics discussed include Moore-paradoxical phenomena, the surprise exam paradox, logical omniscience and epistemic closure, formalized theories of knowledge, debates about higher-order knowledge, and issues of knowability raised by Fitch’s paradox. The references and recommended readings provide gateways for further exploration.
Keywords epistemic logic  epistemology  epistemic paradoxes  epistemic closure  logical omniscience  higher-order knowledge  knowability  Fitch's paradox  surprise exam paradox  modal logic
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