A new definition of lying is gaining traction, according to which you lie only if you say what you know to be false. Drawing inspiration from “New Evil Demon” scenarios, I present a battery of counterexamples against this “Knowledge Account” of lying. Along the way, I comment upon the methodology of conceptual analysis, the moral implications of the Knowledge Account, and its ties with knowledge-first epistemology

Neri Marsili (2021). Lying: knowledge or belief?. PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES, N/AD, N/AD-N/AD [10.1007/s11098-021-01713-1].

Lying: knowledge or belief?

Neri Marsili
2021

Abstract

A new definition of lying is gaining traction, according to which you lie only if you say what you know to be false. Drawing inspiration from “New Evil Demon” scenarios, I present a battery of counterexamples against this “Knowledge Account” of lying. Along the way, I comment upon the methodology of conceptual analysis, the moral implications of the Knowledge Account, and its ties with knowledge-first epistemology
2021
Neri Marsili (2021). Lying: knowledge or belief?. PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES, N/AD, N/AD-N/AD [10.1007/s11098-021-01713-1].
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