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Assertion: just one way to take it back

Simion, Mona 2016. Assertion: just one way to take it back. Logos & Episteme 7 (3) , pp. 385-391. 10.5840/logos-episteme20167336

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Abstract

According to Jonathan Kvanvig, the practice of taking back one’s assertion when finding out that one has been mistaken or gettiered fails to speak in favour of a knowledge norm of assertion. To support this claim, he introduces a distinction between taking back the content of the assertion, and taking back the speech act itself. This paper argues that Kvanvig’s distinction does not successfully face close speech-act-theoretic scrutiny. Furthermore, I offer an alternative diagnosis of the target cases sourced in the normativity of action.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Publisher: Institutul European
ISSN: 2069-0533
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 26 October 2017
Date of Acceptance: 1 April 2015
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2020 03:54
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/105978

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