Single Idea 19260

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / A. Justification Problems / 2. Justification Challenges / b. Gettier problem]

Full Idea

In the Gettier case of deductive justification, what we have is a separation between the source of the justification and the truthmaker for the belief.

Gist of Idea

Gettier deductive justifications split the justification from the truthmaker


Anand Vaidya (Understanding and Essence [2010], 'Distinction')

Book Reference

-: 'Philosophia' [-], p.815

A Reaction

A very illuminating insight into the Gettier problem. As a fan of truthmakers, I'm wondering if this might quickly solve it.

Related Idea

Idea 19266 In a disjunctive case, the justification comes from one side, and the truth from the other [Vaidya]