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Reflective Equilibrium, Analytic Epistemology, and the Problem of Cognitive Diversity

Stephen Stich

in Collected Papers, Volume 2: Knowledge, Rationality, and Morality, 1978-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199733477
eISBN:
9780199949823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733477.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is about different ways of thinking—or cognitive diversity—and the problem of choosing among them. Two claims are defended. The first is that one influential proposal for solving the ... More


An Essay on Belief and Acceptance

L. Jonathan Cohen

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236047
eISBN:
9780191679179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236047.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This study examines the tension between voluntariness and involuntariness in human cognition. The book seeks to counter the widespread tendency for analytic epistemology to be dominated by the ... More


What Knowledge Is and What It Ought to Be: Feminist Values and Normative Epistemology

Sally Haslanger

in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892631
eISBN:
9780199980055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892631.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Much of contemporary analytic epistemology has been concerned with the semantics of claims to know. For the most part, feminist epistemology pursues different questions about knowledge. The chapter ... More


Introduction

Michael A Bishop and J. D. Trout

in Epistemology and the Psychology of Human Judgment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162295
eISBN:
9780199835539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162293.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the subsequent chapters in this book which will discuss topics such as epistemological theory, Statistical Prediction Rules, Strategic Reliabilism, ... More


Problems and Prospects in the Ethics of Belief

Peter Hare

in Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264322
eISBN:
9780823266777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264322.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines problems and prospects in William James's ethics of belief. It argues for the relevance of so-called overbeliefs for modern views of epistemology. It argues that the development ... More


Care-based Epistemology and the Comparative Feminist Context

Vrinda Dalmiya

in Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues for extending insights of care ethics into a theory of knowledge. It lays out the motivations behind constructing a feminist virtue epistemology founded on what could be called ... More


Introduction: The Shape of Evidence-Based Epistemology

J.D. Trout

in All Talked Out: Naturalism and the Future of Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190686802
eISBN:
9780190686833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686802.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 1 makes a spirited case that professional philosophy, despite its claims to usefulness, has become detached from the ordinary pursuits and achievements of more worldly disciplines, like the ... More


Good Reasoning and Evidence-Based Epistemology

J.D. Trout

in All Talked Out: Naturalism and the Future of Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190686802
eISBN:
9780190686833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686802.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In early epistemology, philosophers set standards on how to reason and on what counts as knowledge. These normative standards still form a core of work in contemporary epistemology, but much ... More


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