Philosophical Studies

, Volume 163, Issue 1, pp 171–175

Becker on epistemic luck



Kelly Becker has argued that in an externalist anti-luck epistemology, we must hold that knowledge requires the satisfaction of both a modalized tracking condition and a process reliability condition. We raise various problems for the examples that are supposed to establish this claim.


Epistemic luck Tracking Safety Process reliabilism Generality problem 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AkronAkronUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA

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