Logique et Analyse
I argue that so-called 'background knowledge' in confirmation theory has little, if anything, to do with 'knowledge' in the sense of mainstream epistemology. I argue that it is better construed as 'background information', which need not be believed in, justified, or true.
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Rowbottom, D. P. (2014). Information versus knowledge in confirmation theory. Logique et Analyse, 57(226), 137-149. doi: 10.2143/LEA.226.0.3032652