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Title: Essays on the nature and roles of knowledge
Author: Hughes, Nicholas
ISNI:       0000 0004 6500 8564
Awarding Body: University of St Andrews
Current Institution: University of St Andrews
Date of Award: 2015
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This dissertation is comprised of five independent essays on the theme of the nature and roles of knowledge. The essays are intended to be free-standing pieces of work and should be read as such. Contents: 1. An Existential Argument For Pragmatic Encroachment -- 2. Environmental Luck Gettier Cases And The Metaphysical Roles Of Knowledge -- 3. Might The Simulation Heuristic Influence Knowledge Attributions? -- 4. Excuses And Epistemic Norms -- 5. From Moore's 'Paradox to the Knowledge Norm of Belief and Beyond'.
Supervisor: McGrath, Matthew ; Gjelsvik, Olav ; Cappelen, Herman ; Brown, Jessica Anne Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available
Keywords: BD161.H85 ; Theory of Knowledge