Philosophical Studies 134 (1):53-63 (2007)

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Ram Neta
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Contextualist solutions to skeptical puzzles have recently been subjected to various criticisms. In this paper, I will defend contextualism against an objection prominently pressed by Stanley 2000. According to Stanley, contextualism in epistemology advances an empirically implausible hypothesis about the semantics of knowledge ascriptions in natural language. It is empirically implausible because it attributes to knowledge ascriptions a kind of semantic context-sensitivity that is wholly unlike any well- established type of semantic context-sensitivity in natural language
Keywords Contextualism  Perception
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-006-9021-8
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