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Integrationist Values: Limiting Permissible Doxastic Venture

John Bishop

in Believing by Faith: An Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199205547
eISBN:
9780191709432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205547.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals with two versions of the objection that Jamesian fideism is too liberal. In response to the first — that it is arbitrary to permit supra-evidential yet reject irrational, ... More


Pluralist Consequentialist Anti-Scepticism

Nikolaj J. L. L. Pedersen

in Epistemic Entitlement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198713524
eISBN:
9780191781940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713524.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, American Philosophy

How could it be warranted and rational to accept anti-sceptical hypotheses (I’m not a brain in a vat, There is an external world, etc.) in the absence of evidence supporting such propositions? ... More


Replies Part IV: Warrant Transmission and Entitlement: Zalabardo, Pryor, Coliva, and Williams

Crispin Wright

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Finally, the fourth reply here contains Wright's replies to Zalabardo, Pryor, Coliva, and Williams and expresses his most recent thinking on the architecture of empirical warrants, the notion of ... More


External World Skepticism and the Structure of Epistemic Entitlement

Michael Williams

in The Possibility of Philosophical Understanding: Reflections on the Thought of Barry Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195381658
eISBN:
9780199918317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381658.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General, History of Philosophy

The most important skeptical arguments divide into two families: Agrippan and Cartesian. Arguments in the first family centering on the threat of a vicious regress of justification. Those in the ... More


Epistemic Entitlement

Peter J. Graham and Nikolaj J. L. L. Pedersen (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198713524
eISBN:
9780191781940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713524.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, American Philosophy

This volume collects new work on epistemic entitlement partly motivated by Tyler Burge’s and Crispin Wright’s seemingly identical distinctions between two forms of warrant: entitlement and ... More


Assertion and Testimony

Sanford C. Goldberg

in Assertion: On the Philosophical Significance of Assertoric Speech

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198732488
eISBN:
9780191796708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732488.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, the norm of assertion is used to account for another feature of assertion’s epistemic significance, having to do with the epistemic entitlements and responsibilities that arise in ... More


Sincerity and the Reliability of Testimony: Burge on the A Priori Basis of Testimonial Entitlement

Peter J. Graham

in Lying: Language, Knowledge, Ethics, and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198743965
eISBN:
9780191866791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743965.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

“Content Preservation” by Tyler Burge is one of the most influential articles in the epistemology of testimony. Burge argues for three theses: (1) That we enjoy a prima facie entitlement to take ... More


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