Episteme 14 (3):343-361 (2017)

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Jonathan Ichikawa
University of British Columbia
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An infuential twenty-first century philosophical project posits a central role for knowledge: knowledge is more fundamental than epistemic states like belief and justification. So-called “knowledge first” theorists find support for this thought in identifying central theoretical roles for knowledge. I argue that a similar methodology supports a privileged role for more specific category of basic knowledge. Some of the roles that knowledge first theorists have posited for knowledge generally are better suited for basic knowledge.
Keywords knowledge  basic knowledge  evidence  assertion  justification  knowledge first  contextualism
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DOI 10.1017/epi.2017.20
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