Search for dissertations about: "Åsa Wikforss"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Åsa Wikforss.

  1. 1. Internalism and the Nature of Justification

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Jonathan Egeland Harouny; Åsa Wikforss; Katalin Farkas; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Justification; Internalism; Evidence; Rationality; Testimony; Memory; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Abstract : There are many important dimensions of epistemic evaluation, one of which is justification. We don’t just evaluate beliefs for truth, reliability, accuracy, and knowledge, but also for justification. However, in the epistemological literature, there is much disagreement about the nature of justification and how it should be understood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Content and Composition An essay on tense, content, and semantic value

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Sara Packalén; Peter Pagin; Åsa Wikforss; Jeffrey King; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semantic value; assertoric content; compositionality; tense; Kaplan; Lewis; communication; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : A remarkable thing about natural language is that we can use it to share our beliefs and thoughts about the world with other speakers of our language. In cases of successful communication, beliefs seem to be transferred from speakers to hearers by means of the hearer recovering the contents of the speaker’s utterances. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge Closure and Knowledge Openness : A Study of Epistemic Closure Principles

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Levi Spectre; Peter Pagin; Åsa Wikforss; Stewart Cohen; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; knowledge; principle of epistemic closure; knowledge openness; evidence; epistemic principles; skepticism; fallibilism; principles of evidence; evidence openness; dogmatism; safety; chance; Bayesianism; Carnap; Cohen; Dretske; Hawthorne; Hempel; Kripke; Nozick; Pagin; Vogel; Williamson; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The principle of epistemic closure is the claim that what is known to follow from knowledge is known to be true. This intuitively plausible idea is endorsed by a vast majority of knowledge theorists. There are significant problems, however, that have to be addressed if epistemic closure – closed knowledge – is endorsed. READ MORE