On Virtuously Attaining Truth

Niederbacher, Bruno (2003) On Virtuously Attaining Truth. In: Pre-Proceedings of the 26th International Wittgenstein Symposium. Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, Kirchberg am Wechsel, pp. 260-262.

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Abstract

Recently, Linda Zagzebski developed an account of cognizers as agents. "An effective agent is reliably successful in reaching her ends and she does so through the exercise of her own power� (Zagzebski 2001, 151). Knowledge is thought of as the result of virtuous agency. Knowledge is a state of true belief arising out of acts of intellectual virtue.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: "attaining the truth"; Gettier-Problems; Aquinas, T.; Wittgenstein, L.;
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Journale, Kongresse, Vereinigungen > Wittgenstein Symposium Kirchberg, Pre-Proceedings > Kirchberg 2003
Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Logik, analytische Philosophie
Depositing User: Stefan Köstenbauer
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2008 09:14
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 18:52
URI: http://sammelpunkt.philo.at/id/eprint/1671

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