Oct. 10, 2013
Gettier – must clearly state the belief and the reason for holding the belief
Ex: cops receive a tip from a reliable source that a criminal is staying in an abandoned house.
Lycan’s tacit-assumptions: idea that knowledge requires not only JTB, but 4 condition – no
false tacit assumptions
-on the basis of the evidence (being told something) you lead to the general conclusion
Goldman – state as a 4 condition that there be no false lemmas
Tacit assumption isn’t necessarily belief
Nogot doesn’t have a Ford but Smith believes he does, what you actually think explicit is that
someone in the office has a Ford. (from specific fact to a general conclusion) FELDMAN
MANOEUVER – given evidence that is normally reliable and is particular, but you infer a general
proposition which turns out to be true but not because the particular is true.
Ex: think you see an apple tree. Claim there is a