Tag Archive | Duncan Pritchard

Is being an achievement a necessary condition for knowledge?

Virtue epistemologists (such as John Greco) have argued that knowledge is to be seen as a cognitive achievement.  Duncan Pritchard argues that being an achievement is not a necessary condition of knowledge. Pritchard uses the example of testimonial knowledge to argue that being an achievement is not a necessary condition for knowledge. He agues that […]

Knowledge as (cognitive) achievement

 There are philosophers (e.g. John Greco) who argue that knowledge is to be seen as an cognitive achievement/cognitive success. In this view, knowledge is a true belief which is gained because of certain skills (‘intellectual virtues’ to put it broadly) that the agent possess. According to the proponents of this view, the major advantage of […]

The Value of Knowledge – Standford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry

“Value of Knowledge “- Standford Encylopeida of Phiosophy entry updated on 11th May 2012. The entry is by Duncan Pritchard. You may click on the above given link to visit the web page.

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