Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction review – the sceptic chuckles darkly
The clock example was Bertrand Russell's, and other stories like it later became known as Gettier cases (after a 1963 paper by Edmund Gettier). They show that the traditional definition of knowledge as "justified true belief" was inadequate. For in the ...
Mattis heroics too much for Defence Force
Ross Russell Jr and Curtis Gonzales scored from the spot for the 2002 and 2009 winners and five-time runner-up Defence Force, however Dillon Kirton, Andell Noray and Andrian Reid converted for underdogs and 2000 and 2003 winners Jabloteh with their ...
Alexandria and Arlington home sales
These data on sales recorded by the Alexandria Department of Real Estate Assessments were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales .
Postbag: Bring out the big stick
I propose that, as Bertrand Russell said, “Education should have two objects: first, to give definite knowledge, reading and writing, language and mathematics, and so on; secondly to create those mental habits which will enable people to acquire ...