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Epistemology, philosophy: examines the conditions for the emergence of knowledge and the basis for justification and confirmation. Epistemology cannot explain special cases in which someone who has less information may give more correct answers. See also knowledge, theory, justification, confirmation, reliability.
 
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Goodman, Nelson
 
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Epistemology I 36
The recognition can not be exclusively, or even primarily a matter of determining what is true. (Rather a puzzle).
Such increase in knowledge does not take place in the formation or consolidation of beliefs, but in a progress of understanding.
I 37
If worlds are as much made as found, the realisation is as much a new creation as a report.

G I
N. Goodman
Weisen der Welterzeugung Frankfurt 1984

G II
N. Goodman
Tatsache Fiktion Voraussage Frankfurt 1988

G III
N. Goodman
Sprachen der Kunst Frankfurt 1997

G IV
N. Goodman/K. Elgin
Revisionen Frankfurt 1989


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24