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Reliabilism

Colin Howson

in Hume's Problem: Induction and the Justification of Belief

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250371
eISBN:
9780191597749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250371.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Considers the popular doctrine of reliabilism, the thesis that distinguishing between internal and external guarantees of reliability dissolves Hume's problem, since there may well be an external ... More


Self and Self-Understanding: Lecture III: Self-Understanding

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Self‐Understanding’ (2007, 2011) explains how immunity to brute error in self‐knowledge is constitutive to applicability of norms of critical reason and morality. The essay argues that if all an ... More


Small Steps and Great Leaps in Thought: The Epistemology of Basic Deductive Rules

Joshua Schechter

in Reasoning: New Essays on Theoretical and Practical Thinking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198791478
eISBN:
9780191876844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791478.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We are justified in employing the rule of inference Modus Ponens (or one much like it) as basic in our reasoning. By contrast, we are not justified in employing a rule of inference that permits ... More


Rational Animals

Mark Rowlands

in Can Animals Be Persons?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190846039
eISBN:
9780190846060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846039.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There are no good reasons for denying that animals are rational, and many good reasons for thinking that they are. Many animals have displayed impressive capacities for causal reasoning. And some ... More


Thinking

Tim Shallice and Richard P. Cooper

in The Organisation of Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199579242
eISBN:
9780191804489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199579242.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter addresses whether the rejection of Fodor's pessimism in his core domain of thinking has been justified. It begins by considering one of the simplest forms of thinking, namely reasoning ... More


Norm Conflicts: Kelsen's View in the Late Period and a Rejoinder *

Bruno Celano

in Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian Themes

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763154
eISBN:
9780191695209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763154.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In ‘Law and Logic’ (1965) and in the last chapters of General Theory of Norms (1979), Hans Kelsen argues that the principle of non-contradiction and the rule of deductive inference cannot, either of ... More


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