Understanding without Justification and Belief?

Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 21 (3):379–389 (2017)
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Abstract

Dellsén (2016a) argues that understanding requires neither justification nor belief. I object that ridding understanding of justification and belief comes with the following costs. (i) No claim about the world can be inferred from what we understand. (ii) We run into either Moore’s paradox or certain disconcerting questions. (iii) Understanding does not represent the world. (iv) Understanding cannot take the central place in epistemology. (v) Understanding cannot be invoked to give an account of scientific progress. (vi) It is not clear how misunderstanding arises.

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Seungbae Park
Ulsan National Institute Of Science And Technology

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