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Evidence and Inference

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  • Alexander Bird
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-317
Number of pages19
JournalPhilosophy and Phenomenological Research
Issue number2
Early online date4 Jul 2016
DateAccepted/In press - 21 Apr 2016
DateE-pub ahead of print - 4 Jul 2016
DatePublished (current) - Mar 2018


I articulate a functional characterisation of the concept of evidence, according to which evidence is that which allows us to make inferences that extend our knowledge. This entails Williamson's equation of knowledge with evidence.

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