Synthese 199 (1-2):2293-2313 (2020)

Aidan McGlynn
University of Edinburgh
This paper responds to arguments due to Joel Smith and Annalisa Coliva that try to show that James Pryor’s notion of wh-misidentification is philosophically uninteresting, and perhaps even spurious. It also proposes definitions of wh-misidentification and immunity to wh-misidentification which try to improve in various ways on the characterisations that standardly figure in the literature, and explores the relationship between misidentification and the epistemic structures characteristic of some kinds of Gettier cases.
Keywords Immunity to error through misidentification  First-person thought  De se  Gettier Problem  Wh-misidentification
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DOI 10.1007/s11229-020-02885-9
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