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Diagnosis

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the question of why the distinction between favouring and discriminating epistemic support has not been widely recognized. One explanation is that that when we think about the ... More


Favouring and Discriminating Epistemic Support

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter identifies a distinction between the kind of epistemic support provided by favouring evidence, and the kind of epistemic support provided by discriminatory capacities, since one can have ... More


Epistemological Disjunctivism and the Factivity of Reasons

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167237
eISBN:
9781400873913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167237.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter demonstrates that epistemological disjunctivism represents a viable theoretical option when it comes to our understanding of perceptual knowledge. It also shows that this proposal has ... More


Assertion and Isolated Second‐Hand Knowledge *

Jennifer Lackey

in Assertion: New Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199573004
eISBN:
9780191595127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573004.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A common view in the recent philosophical literature is that knowledge is sufficient for proper assertion. More precisely, it is frequently said that one is properly epistemically positioned to ... More


Favouring versus Discriminating Epistemic Support and Epistemological Disjunctivism

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Epistemological disjunctivism has mostly been in the background in this second part of the book. There is a good reason for this, since the main thesis that is being propounded here regarding ... More


The Epistemic Normativity of Conjecture

Mona Simion

in Shifty Speech and Independent Thought: Epistemic Normativity in Context

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192895288
eISBN:
9780191916083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895288.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter looks more closely into the epistemic normativity of a particular constative—conjecture—and examines and accounts for the contextual variation of its propriety. The chapter has two aims: ... More


Labelling: constructing definitions of anti-social behaviour?

Helen Carr and Dave Cowan

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about the epistemic support of ASB. It attempts to define ASB, while stating that obscurity is an important tool of governance. The main theme of this chapter is the role of ... More


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