Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

Logique et Analyse

Publication Date

1-1-2014

Volume

57

Issue

226

First Page

137

Last Page

149

Abstract

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.

DOI

10.2143/LEA.226.0.3032652

Print ISSN

00245836

E-ISSN

22955836

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Recommended Citation

Rowbottom, D. P. (2014). Information versus knowledge in confirmation theory. Logique et Analyse, 57(226), 137-149. doi: 10.2143/LEA.226.0.3032652