Knowledge as aptness

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-125
Number of pages5
JournalPhilosophical Studies
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 1 2009


  • Aptness
  • Competence
  • Dreaming skepticism
  • Reflective knowledge

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy

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