Analyzing Knowledge, Part 3 (Causal and Reliabilist Theories)
Associate Professor
Philosophy
University of Toronto

Is knowledge a matter of being causally connected to the world in the right way?  In this Wireless Philosophy video, Jennifer Nagel (University of Toronto) examines the causal theory of knowledge proposed by Alvin Goldman in 1967, and then discusses the problems with the causal theory that led Goldman to formulate his influential reliabilist theory of knowledge.

 

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