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Tracking TruthKnowledge, Evidence, and Science$
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Sherrilyn Roush

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199274734

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199274738.001.0001

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Tracking: At Home on the Range

Tracking: At Home on the Range

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(p.1) 1 Tracking: At Home on the Range
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Tracking Truth
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Sherrilyn Roush (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199274738.003.0001

This chapter motivates the search for a viable tracking account of knowledge by discussing the value of knowledge and the many domains in which tracking appears to be the key part of knowledge. It is argued that the function of knowledge is the maintenance of true belief through time and changing circumstances. This explains why knowledge is power, and that justification for this is not necessary.

Keywords:   externalism, internalism, tracking, animals, testimony, science, experiment, knowledge, evidence, justification

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