► We examined people’s judgments about when others possess knowledge. ► People attribute knowledge to others when their beliefs are both true and justified. ► Unlike philosophers, people also attribute knowledge to agents in Gettier situations. ► This aligns roughly with the classical view of knowledge as justified true belief. ► We show a major difference between the epistemic intuitions of laypeople and philosophers.
The folk conception of knowledge
Christina Starmans, Ori Friedman
Volume 124, Issue 3, September 2012, Pages 272–283