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Gettier Cases without False Lemmas?

Michael Levin
Erkenntnis (1975-)
Vol. 64, No. 3 (2006), pp. 381-392
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20013402
Page Count: 12
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Gettier Cases without False Lemmas?
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Abstract

Examples cited by Feldman, Lehrer and others of true beliefs that are justified, but not by false lemmas, turn out under scrutiny to involve false lemmas after all. In each case there is an EG inference whose conclusion is unwarranted unless its base instance is false. A shift to non-deductive justification does not avert the difficulty. The relation of this result to non-inferential Gettier cases is suggested.

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