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7.1 What Epistemology Studies

1 .
Why is epistemology considered a normative discipline?
2 .
Why is conceptual analysis important in epistemology?
3 .
What is the difference between a priori and a posteriori knowledge?
4 .
What is propositional knowledge?

7.2 Knowledge

5 .
What is Plato’s account of knowledge?
6 .
What is a Gettier case?
7 .
Offer one Gettier case and explain how it works.

7.3 Justification

8 .
Explain the difference between internal and external theories of justification.
9 .
Describe the similarities and differences between coherentism and foundationalism.
10 .
Explain how justification is fallible.

7.4 Skepticism

11 .
What is global skepticism?
12 .
Offer and explain a skeptical hypothesis.
13 .
How do arguments for skepticism rely on the notion of doubt?

7.5 Applied Epistemology

14 .
Define applied epistemology.
15 .
Why are knowledge and justification a social matter?
16 .
Define testimonial injustice and offer an example of it.
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