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The Gettier Intuition from South America to Asia

Published inJournal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, vol. 34, no. 3, p. 517-541
Publication date2017
Abstract

This article examines whether people share the Gettier intuition (viz. that someone who has a true justified belief that p may nonetheless fail to know that p) in 24 sites, located in 23 countries (counting Hong Kong as a distinct country) and across 17 languages. We also consider the possible influence of gender and personality on this intuition with a very large sample size. Finally, we examine whether the Gettier intuition varies across people as a function of their disposition to engage in “reflective” thinking.

Keywords
  • Gettier intuition
  • Knowledge ascription
  • Core epistemology
  • Universal Reflection defense
  • Gender and cultural differences
  • Personality
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MACHERY, Edouard et al. The Gettier Intuition from South America to Asia. In: Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 2017, vol. 34, n° 3, p. 517–541. doi: 10.1007/s40961-017-0113-y
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