Friday, August 17, 2007

Why I Miss Philosophy

Does anyone know of any literature on the closure problem for testimony: that if one gains knowledge that p from someone's assertion that p, and one's knowledge is closed under known implication, then one knows (or is in a position to know) that the asserter was telling the truth?

at Boundaries of Language

1 comment:

Lee said...

Oh dear, and why I don't (though I might if I understood the statement).