Extended cognition and epistemic luck

Carter, J. A. (2013) Extended cognition and epistemic luck. Synthese, 190(18), pp. 4201-4214. (doi:10.1007/s11229-013-0267-3)

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Abstract

When extended cognition is extended into mainstream epistemology, an awkward tension arises when considering cases of environmental epistemic luck. Surprisingly, it is not at all clear how the mainstream verdict that agents lack knowledge in cases of environmental luck can be reconciled with principles central to extended cognition.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Carter, Dr Joseph
Authors: Carter, J. A.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Philosophy
Journal Name:Synthese
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0039-7857
ISSN (Online):1573-0964
Published Online:30 March 2013
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2013 Springer Science+Business Media
First Published:First published in Synthese 190(18): 4201-4214
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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