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By Clayton Littlejohn, John Turri

Epistemic norms play an more and more vital position in lots of present debates in epistemology and past. Paramount between those are debates approximately trust, motion, and statement. 3 basic questions set up the literature. What epistemic requisites constrain applicable trust? What epistemic necessities constrain applicable statement? What epistemic necessities constrain acceptable motion? With the super yet disparate development of the literature on epistemic norms, the time is ripe for a quantity bringing jointly papers through demonstrated and rising figures, with an eye fixed towards the interconnections between our 3 questions. that's accurately what this quantity seeks to do.

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Your environment has become considerably less misleading, but your barn belief remains Gettierized. So, would-be knowledge is stronger than knowledge-level justification: while any case of would-be knowledge is also a case of knowledge-level justification, there can be cases of knowledge-level justification that aren’t cases of would-be knowledge. Consider a typical belief held by a victim of global deception, Vic. 12 Vic’s hand belief is not a case of would-be knowledge: in some of the closest worlds where Vic’s environment is considerably less misleading relative to his hand belief, the belief still doesn’t constitute knowledge.

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But A does not know the drug can treat high blood pressure. So, the fact that the drug can treat high blood pressure is a reason for A to take the drug, despite the fact that he doesn’t know that the drug can treat high blood pressure. Note that after discovering the mistake in A’s protocol, we wouldn’t blame A for taking the drug on the grounds that he didn’t know that the drug could treat high blood pressure. It seems that he had a perfectly good reason for taking the drug at the time. Hawthorne and Stanley (2008) may insist that A’s treatment of the proposition that the drug can treat high blood pressure was reasonable but nonetheless epistemically impermissible because it was in violation of the Knowledge Norm.

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