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The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs

Lisa Bortolotti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863984
eISBN:
9780191896262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863984.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Ideally, we would have beliefs that satisfy norms of truth and rationality, as well as fostering the acquisition, retention and use of other relevant information. In reality, we have limited ... More


The Collapse of Cold War Rationality

Paul Erickson, Judy L. Klein, Lorraine Daston, Paul Rebecca, Thomas Sturm, and Michael D. Gordin

in How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226046631
eISBN:
9780226046778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226046778.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From the 1970s well into the 1990s, psychological research on human rationality was dominated by the so-called heuristics-and-biases approach as developed by Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, and ... More


Psychoanalysis and Free Will

Anne C. Dailey

in Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300188837
eISBN:
9780300190083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188837.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the widespread misconception that psychoanalytic ideas about the unconscious are incompatible with the law’s presumption of free will. Free will is a foundational concept in ... More


Anthony Trollope on Akrasia, Self-Deception and Ethical Confusion

Patrick Fessenbecker

in Reading Ideas in Victorian Literature: Literary Content as Artistic Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460606
eISBN:
9781474484817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460606.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victoria Glendinning has noted that the “Ur-story” of Trollope’s novels consists of a romantic triangle where a protagonist is romantically committed to one character, yet becomes attracted to ... More


The Epistemic Innocence Project

Lisa Bortolotti

in The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863984
eISBN:
9780191896262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863984.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Human agents do not simply survive but navigate their world quite successfully despite being inclined to adopt and hang onto irrational beliefs. In this introductory chapter, the author justifies the ... More


The Significance of Epistemic Innocence

Lisa Bortolotti

in The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863984
eISBN:
9780191896262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863984.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In the concluding chapter, the author revisits the significance of the epistemic innocence framework in the light of the applications of epistemic innocence to distorted memory beliefs, confabulated ... More


Theology of Finality

Raymond Ruyer and Alyosha Edlebi

in Neofinalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692040
eISBN:
9781452953700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692040.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This closing chapter moves from exploring finality in the world (the focus of previous chapters) to exploring finality of the world. Ruyer defines the task of metaphysics as twofold: (1) the ... More


Desire and Vividness

Neil Sinhababu

in Humean Nature: How desire explains action, thought, and feeling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198783893
eISBN:
9780191826542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783893.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

All of desire’s other properties are amplified when its object is vividly sensed or imagined. Chapter 7 uses this property of desire, Amplification by Vividness, to explain procrastination and ... More


General Principles

The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Coulson

in Coulson on Construction Adjudication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198822110
eISBN:
9780191932243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822110.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The TCC and the Court of Appeal have repeatedly made it plain that errors of fact, errors of law and procedural errors will not, without more, justify a failure to comply with the adjudicator’s ... More


Errors of Law and Fact

The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Coulson

in Coulson on Construction Adjudication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198822110
eISBN:
9780191932243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822110.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The starting point for any discussion of this topic is not a case concerned with adjudication at all. In Nikko Hotels (UK) Ltd v MEPC plc, a rent review case, the lease contained a formula for ... More


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