STUDY QUESTIONS 7.3
1) What is the Standard account of knowledge? According to the standard account, true belief is not sufficient for knowledge. It states that knowledge requires, not only that our beliefs be true, but that we have good reasons for believing them to be true. In standard account, knowledge is justified true belief.
2) What is Gettier’s job seekers thought experiment? What does it reveal about the standard account of knowledge? Gettier’s experiment describes a situation in which two men have applied for a certain job, and only one of them will be selected. In this experiment he states that even though Smith, one of the men, possesses a justified true belief on the outcome of his