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Kantian Approaches

Hazlett Allan

in A Luxury of the Understanding: On the Value of True Belief

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674800
eISBN:
9780191761164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674800.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

“Kantian” approaches to epistemic normativity, on which truth is belief’s constitutive standard of correctness (regardless of the desires of the believer), are articulated and criticized. A ... More


The Problem: Doxastic Control and Doxastic Obligations

Rik Peels

in Responsible Belief: A Theory in Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190608118
eISBN:
9780190608132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608118.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter gives a detailed version of the main problem that an account of responsible belief faces, namely that of doxastic involuntarism: it seems both that doxastic responsibility requires ... More


Voluntary Belief and Epistemic Evaluation

Richard Feldman

in Knowledge, Truth, and Duty: Essays on Epistemic Justification, Responsibility, and Virtue

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128925
eISBN:
9780199833764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128923.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Feldman defends the view that epistemic justification is analyzable in terms of an epistemic ‘ought’ against the objection that, unlike action, belief is not under voluntary control, which it would ... More


Responsible Belief: A Theory in Ethics and Epistemology

Rik Peels

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190608118
eISBN:
9780190608132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608118.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

What we believe and fail to believe has a great impact on what we do. This is true for extreme beliefs, such as fundamentalist beliefs, but also more mundane beliefs. Hence, if we want to act ... More


Moral Error Theory and the Belief Problem

Jussi Suikkanen

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Volume 8

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678044
eISBN:
9780191757457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678044.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Moral error theories claim that (i) moral utterances express moral beliefs, that (ii) moral beliefs ascribe moral properties, and that (iii) moral properties are not instantiated. Thus, according to ... More


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