Knowing how to put knowledge first in the theory of justificationEpisteme 14 (4): 393-412. 2017.I provide a novel knowledge-first account of justification that avoids the pitfalls of existing accounts while preserving the underlying insight of knowledge-first epistemologies: that knowledge comes first. The view I propose is, roughly, this: justification is grounded in our practical knowledge (know-how) concerning the acquisition of propositional knowledge (knowledge-that). I first refine my thesis in response to immediate objections. In subsequent sections I explain the various ways in whi…Read more
Thought Experiments and the (Ir-)relevance of intuitions in PhilosophyIn Julia Simone Hermann, Jeroen Hopster, Wouter Kalf & Michael Klenk (eds.), Philosophy in the Age of Science? Inquiries into philosophical progress, method, and societal relevance, Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 95-110. 2020.
University of CologneDepartment of PhilosophyRegular Faculty
University of CologneRegular Faculty
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