Philosophical Perspectives:1-28 (forthcoming)

Ben Holguín
Princeton University
This paper considers some puzzling knowledge ascriptions and argues that they present prima facie counterexamples to credence, belief, and justification conditions on knowledge, as well as to many of the standard meta-semantic assumptions about the context-sensitivity of ‘know’. It argues that these ascriptions provide new evidence in favor of contextualist theories of knowledge—in particular those that take the interpretation of ‘know’ to be sensitive to the mechanisms of constraint.
Keywords knowledge  contextualism  epistemic modality  weak belief
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DOI 10.1111/phpe.12153
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