Philosophical Studies 172 (1):73-91 (2015)

Christian Piller
University of York
One of the guiding ideas of virtue epistemology is to look at epistemological issue through the lens of practical philosophy. The Gettier Problem is a case in point. Virtue epistemologists, like Sosa and Greco, see the shortcoming in a Gettier scenario as a shortcoming from which performances in general can suffer. In this paper I raise some doubts about the success of this project. Looking more closely at practical philosophy, will, I argue, show that virtue epistemology misconceives the significance of Gettier structures in the practical domain
Keywords Gettier Problem  Virtue epistemology  Sosa  Aptness  Knowledge
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-014-0346-4
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