Imagine that John complains to Peter that he did not sleep well last night. He then says that he will attempt to sleep weller the next time. This sentence fails. Imagine that John complains to Peter that he did not sleep good last night. He then says that he will attempt to sleep gooder the […]

The prima facie principle is a principle that deals with justified belief in cases where opposing evidence is absent. The principle can be stated as this: P. If one has prima facie evidence for P and lacks evidence for not-P at time t, then one is justified in believing P at time t. Prima facie […]

Also brought on IIDB.org here. ——————————– This article will focus on an evidentialist approach to knowledge. An evidentialist states the individually necessary and jointly sufficient conditions for knowledge as: 1. S believes P. 2. P is true. 3. S’s belief that P is justified. However, this view was proven to be inadequate because that there […]