Analysis of Knowledge

The Gettier Problem

I shall argue that the traditional analysis of knowledge is false in that the conditions stated therein do not constitute a sufficient condition for the truth of the proposition that S knows that P. –Edmund Gettier, Is Justified True Belief Knowledge? Edmund Gettier There is not much to be said about modern epistemology before 1963. For that was the year that Edmund Gettier published his paper Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?