Philosophical Studies

, Volume 144, Issue 1, pp 121–125

Knowledge as aptness


DOI: 10.1007/s11098-009-9376-8

Cite this article as:
Cohen, S. Philos Stud (2009) 144: 121. doi:10.1007/s11098-009-9376-8


I raise several objections to Sosa’s account of knowledge as aptness. I argue that aptness is neither necessary nor sufficient for knowledge. I also raise some objection to Sosa’s treatment of dreaming skepticism.


Aptness Competence Reflective knowledge Dreaming skepticism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosopyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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