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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2019) 128 (3): 371–375.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Igor Douven Leitgeb Hannes , The Stability of Belief: How Rational Belief Coheres with Probability . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . xiv + 365 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 There is an ongoing debate about how to connect categorical beliefs to graded beliefs...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Hannes Leitgeb This essay develops a joint theory of rational (all-or-nothing) belief and degrees of belief. The theory is based on three assumptions: the logical closure of rational belief; the axioms of probability for rational degrees of belief; and the so-called Lockean thesis, in which the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2019) 128 (3): 255–291.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Sarah Moss This paper defends an account of full belief, including an account of its relationship to credence. Along the way, I address several familiar and difficult questions about belief. Does fully believing a proposition require having maximal confidence in it? Are rational beliefs closed...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 323–360.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Andrew Chignell Cornell University 2007 Belief in Kant Andrew Chignell Cornell University A. Overview Most work in Kant’s epistemology focuses on what happens “upstream” from experience, prior to the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Wayne Proudfoot Andrew Dole and Andrew Chignell, eds., God and the Ethics of Belief: New Essays in the Philosophy of Religion . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xii + 282 pp. Cornell University 2008 xxx pr08-004 June 10, 2008 10:56...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 250–253.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Andrew Dole John Bishop. Believing by Faith: An Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2007. xii + 250 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method. Cambridge: Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 207–245.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Barry Lam If you are currently a reliable epistemic agent in some domain, you would not want to adopt a rule of belief-revision in that domain that rendered you less reliable. However, you probably would want to adopt a rule that rendered you more reliable in that domain. In the epistemology of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 1–54.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Heaps , ed. Beall J. C. , 312 - 30 . New York : Oxford University Press . Belief and Indeterminacy Michael Caie University of Rochester 1. Introduction What attitude should a rational agent have toward a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Philosophy of Science 62 : 323 – 42 . ———. 2011b. “ Self-Location Is No Problem for Conditionalization .” Synthese 182 : 393 – 411 . ———. Forthcoming. “ Dynamic Beliefs and the Passage of Time .” In Attitudes “De Se”: Linguistics, Epistemology, Metaphysics , ed. Feit A. Capone N...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Joseph Y. Halpern PROBABILITY AND CONDITIONALS: BELIEF REVISION AND RATIONAL DECISION. Edited by Ellery Eells and Brian Skyrms. Cambridge University Press, 1994. Pp. vii, 207 Cornell University 2000 Adams, E. 1966 . “Probability and the Logic of Conditionals.” In Aspects of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Scott Stapleford McCormick Miriam Schleifer , Believing Against the Evidence: Agency and the Ethics of Belief . New York: Routledge , 2015 . xiv + 144 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 A spanner in the works: that's how evidentialists will see this new book by Miriam...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Kristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij Hazlett Allan , A Luxury of the Understanding: On the Value of True Belief . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2013 . xi + 302 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 We commonly think of true belief as something valuable. In his provocative and well...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Kelly Becker Zalabardo José L. , Scepticism and Reliable Belief . Oxford : Oxford University Press , xi +215 pp. © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 José Zalabardo takes an unusual approach to skepticism in this book. Most epistemologists acknowledge the force of skepticism but...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 272–275.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Allan Hazlett Gibbons John , The Norm of Belief . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . xv +302 pp . © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 This is a difficult book on a difficult subject. Gibbons's ostensive topic is the apparent incompatibility of three plausible ideas: that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Kenny Easwaran Titelbaum Michael Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . xii +345 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 Many philosophers have suggested that a fruitful way to think about belief and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 341–396.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Jennifer Lackey This essay raises new objections to the two dominant approaches to understanding the justification of group beliefs— inflationary views, where groups are treated as entities that can float freely from the epistemic status of their members’ beliefs, and deflationary views, where...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 159–162.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Baron Reed Zagzebski Linda , Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 . xiii +279 pp . © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 It is an exceptionally rare book that can be both a cutting-edge work on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2003) 112 (4): 447–482.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Nishi Shah Cornell University 2003 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 112, No. 4 (October 2003) How Truth Governs Belief Nishi Shah Introduction Why, when asking oneself whether to believe that p, must one immediately recognize that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 555–606.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Michael G. Titelbaum Can self-locating beliefs be relevant to non-self-locating claims? Traditional Bayesian modeling techniques have trouble answering this question because their updating rule fails when applied to situations involving contextsensitivity. This essay develops a fully general...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 317–358.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Daniel Greco Epistemologists and philosophers of mind both ask questions about belief. Epistemologists ask normative questions about belief—which beliefs ought we to have? Philosophers of mind ask metaphysical questions about belief—what are beliefs, and what does it take to have them? While these...