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Justification, philosophy: justification is a condition for knowledge which a) is fulfilled or not fulfilled by the explanation of the origin of the information or b) by a logical examination of the argument. For a), theories such as the causal theory of knowledge or reliability theories have been developed. See also verification, examination, verification, proofs, externalism.
Justification in a broader sense is a statement about the occurrence of an action or a choice. See also explanations, ultimate justification, reasons.


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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Barth, , Karl Justification   Barth, Karl
Brandom, Robert Justification   Brandom, Robert
Cavell, , Stanley Justification   Cavell, Stanley
Davidson, Donald Justification   Davidson, Donald
Esfeld, , Michael Justification   Esfeld, Michael
Field, Hartry Justification   Field, Hartry
Fraassen, , Bas van Justification   Fraassen, Bas van
Habermas, Jürgen Justification   Habermas, Jürgen
Leibniz, , G.W. Justification   Leibniz, G.W.
Mates, Benson Justification   Mates, Benson
McDowell, , John Justification   McDowell, John
McGinn, Colin Justification   McGinn, Colin
Nozick, , Robert Justification   Nozick, Robert
Putnam, Hilary Justification   Putnam, Hilary
Rorty, , Richard Justification   Rorty, Richard
Schopenhauer, Arthur Justification   Schopenhauer, Arthur
Strawson, , Peter F. Justification   Strawson, Peter F.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Justification   Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Wright, , Crispin Justification   Wright, Crispin

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