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II—Knowledge and Belief

Hyman, J; (2017) II—Knowledge and Belief. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume , 91 (1) pp. 267-288. 10.1093/arisup/akx005. Green open access

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Abstract

In this article, I oppose the view that knowledge is a species of belief, and argue that belief should be defined in terms of knowledge, instead of the other way round. However, I reject the idea that the concept of knowledge has a primary or basic role or position in our system of mental and logical concepts, because I reject the hierarchical conception of philosophical analysis implicit in this idea. I approach the topic of knowledge and belief from a discussion of Richard Holton’s views about facts and factive verbs.

Type: Article
Title: II—Knowledge and Belief
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1093/arisup/akx005
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1093/arisup/akx005
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Arts and Humanities
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Dept of Philosophy
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10137503
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