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“The Ethics of Belief” Reconsidered

Susan Haack

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:
10.1093/0195128923.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Addresses the relation between epistemic and moral duty. Argues against what the writer calls the special case thesis, according to which epistemic appraisal is merely an instance of moral appraisal. ... More


A Guide to Social Epistemology *

Alvin I. Goldman

in Reliabilism and Contemporary Epistemology: Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199812875
eISBN:
9780199933150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812875.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter summarizes social epistemology and its taxonomies. It presents a wider range of measures of epistemic appraisal, as well as a framework that classifies the varieties of social ... More


Introduction

Alan Millar, Adrian Haddock, and Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemic Value

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231188
eISBN:
9780191710827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231188.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The themes of the book—the value of knowledge and epistemic appraisal broadly conceived—are introduced in this chapter. The Meno problem is explained and related to the swamping problem as discussed ... More


Epistemic Value

Adrian Haddock, Alan Millar, and Duncan Pritchard (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231188
eISBN:
9780191710827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231188.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book contains a collection of chapters on value in epistemology. Two themes loom large. One is about the value of knowledge. There are problems deriving from Plato's Meno concerning whether ... More


Epistemic Appraisal

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

in Rationality and Reflection: How to Think About What to Think

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716419
eISBN:
9780191785054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716419.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers what is being evaluated when we are engaged in epistemically normative judgments. The standard answer is that it is beliefs and other cognitive states. This standard answer is ... More


Rationality and Reflection: How to Think About What to Think

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716419
eISBN:
9780191785054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716419.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This work arises out of a dilemma for any theory of rationality. Any such theory begins with an account of natural rationality, the kind of response to the environment that we share with the beasts. ... More


Introduction

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

in Rationality and Reflection: How to Think About What to Think

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716419
eISBN:
9780191785054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716419.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introduction explains the scope of the project and its motivation. The motivation arises because of the dilemma faced by any theory of rationality, the dilemma of conflating rationality for the ... More


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