QUESTION 1: What do you take to be the most significant difference between Ayer’s account of knowledge and the traditional JTB analysis? Provide textual or argumentative support in favour of your answer. Which of the two analyses do you believe to be superior? Why?QUESTION 2: By Ayer’s lights, who decides if S has the right to be sure that p? Provide textual or argumentative support for your reading.
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