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Title: Tegen scepticisme over de waarde van kennis
Author(s): KELP, Christoph
Journal: Tijdschrift voor Filosofie
Volume: 74 Issue: 3 Date: 2012
It has recently been argued that, contrary to first appearances, knowledge is not distinctively valuable. The argumentative strategy of value sceptics in epistemology is to identify a challenge that any satisfactory account of the distinctive value of knowledge will have to meet and to argue that no viable theory of knowledge does the job. This paper argues that the value sceptical argument is unsuccessful in that it does not establish that a virtue epistemological account of the value of knowledge fails.