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When Warrant Transmits *

James Pryor

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter takes issue with Wright’s diagnosis of Moore’s Proof of an external world. Wright maintains that the Proof exhibits a failure of transmitting warrant from the premise to the conclusion. ... More


Cognitive Phenomenology: An Introduction

Tim Bayne and Michelle Montague

in Cognitive Phenomenology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199579938
eISBN:
9780191731112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579938.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The aim of this chapter is to provide a map of the ‘cognitive phenomenology’ debate. The authors begin by providing a brief discussion of the historical context in which the debate is situated. The ... More


Phenomenal Conservatism and Evidentialism in Religious Epistemology

Chris Tucker

in Evidence and Religious Belief

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603718
eISBN:
9780191729287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603718.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

Phenomenal conservatism, as it is discussed in this chapter, is a theory of evidence possession. It holds that if it seems to a subject that P, then the subject possesses evidence which supports P. ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Z. Korman

in Objects: Nothing out of the Ordinary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198732532
eISBN:
9780191796760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732532.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

An overview of what is argued to have been established. The book argued that compatibilist strategies are implausible and indefensible, and that revisionary ontologists are wrong to assume that the ... More


Introduction

Daniel Z. Korman

in Objects: Nothing out of the Ordinary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198732532
eISBN:
9780191796760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732532.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives an initial presentation of the conservative view defended in the book, as well as the permissive and eliminative views that it opposes. It then explains what needs to be done in ... More


Why Philosophy Can Overturn Common Sense 1

Susanna Rinard

in Oxford Studies in Epistemology Volume 4

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672707
eISBN:
9780191751905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672707.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In part one I present a positive argument for the claim that philosophical argument can rationally overturn common sense. It is widely agreed that science can overturn common sense. But every ... More


Methodological Conservatism and the Epistemic Condition

Neil Levy (ed.)

in Responsibility: The Epistemic Condition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198779667
eISBN:
9780191824715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779667.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

The claim that agents are morally responsible for actions the wrongness of which they fail to be aware of only if they are responsible for their occurrent ignorance strikes many philosophers as ... More


On Epistemic Entitlement (II): Welfare State Epistemology*

Crispin Wright

in Scepticism and Perceptual Justification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199658343
eISBN:
9780191760983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658343.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Entitlement, as here understood, is a kind of rational ground to accept a proposition that consists neither in the possession of evidence for its truth, nor in the occurrence of any kind of cognitive ... More


Introduction: Scepticism and Perceptual Justification

Dylan Dodd and Elia Zardini

in Scepticism and Perceptual Justification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199658343
eISBN:
9780191760983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658343.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The introduction sketches the historical roots and intellectual challenge of scepticism, and introduces some of its several connections with fundamental philosophical issues that have provoked much ... More


Moorean Methodology: Was the Skeptic Doomed to Inevitable Defeat?

Keith DeRose

in The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter a Moorean approach, on which one seeks to defeat, rather than refute, skepticism, is explained, developed, and defended. The issue of whether skepticism was doomed to inevitable ... More


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