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F. P. Ramsey on Knowledge and Fallibilism

Olsson, Erik J LU (2004) In Dialectica 58(4). p.549-557
Abstract
The paper deals mainly with two problems in the epistemology of Frank Plumpton Ramsey. One concerns his account of knowledge, the other his fallibilism. I argue that Ramsey failed to make room for the social aspect of knowledge and, furthermore, that he did not separate the fallibility of our view from its corrigibility. My positive proposal is to combine social reliabilism and corrigibilism with a rejection of fallibilism.
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Ramsey theory of knowledge fallibilism
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Dialectica
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58
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4
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549 - 557
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Wiley-Blackwell
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1746-8361
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10.1111/j.1746-8361.2004.tb00324.x
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English
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  abstract     = {The paper deals mainly with two problems in the epistemology of Frank Plumpton Ramsey. One concerns his account of knowledge, the other his fallibilism. I argue that Ramsey failed to make room for the social aspect of knowledge and, furthermore, that he did not separate the fallibility of our view from its corrigibility. My positive proposal is to combine social reliabilism and corrigibilism with a rejection of fallibilism.},
  author       = {Olsson, Erik J},
  issn         = {1746-8361},
  keyword      = {Ramsey
theory of knowledge
fallibilism},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {549--557},
  publisher    = {Wiley-Blackwell},
  series       = {Dialectica},
  title        = {F. P. Ramsey on Knowledge and Fallibilism},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1746-8361.2004.tb00324.x},
  volume       = {58},
  year         = {2004},
}