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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 501–536.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Jane Friedman Call the norms of inquiry zetetic norms. How are zetetic norms related to epistemic norms? At first glance, they seem quite closely connected. Aren't epistemic norms norms that bind inquirers qua inquirers? And isn't epistemology the place to look for a normative theory of inquiry...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 656–660.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Daniel Garber Pasnau Robert , After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . viii + 384 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 This book has its origin in the Isaiah Berlin lectures that Robert Pasnau gave at Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Elijah Chudnoff e.chudnoff@miami.edu Smithies Declan , The Epistemic Role of Consciousness . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 442 pp. © 2021 by Cornell University 2021 The second part of the book, titled “Epistemology,” develops theoretical arguments...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 235–240.
Published: 01 April 2022
...J. Adam Carter adam.carter@glasgow.ac.uk Trinkaus Zagzebski Linda , Epistemic Values: Collected Papers in Epistemology . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2020 . 364 pp. © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 Linda Zagzebski has made wide-ranging and influential...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 344–349.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Duncan Pritchard Sosa Ernest , Epistemic Explanations: A Theory of Telic Normativity, and What it Explains . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2021 . xii + 226 pp. © 2023 by Cornell University 2023 A new book by Ernest Sosa is always an event. In a philosophical age where...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 504–507.
Published: 01 July 2023
... by the functions or purposes of the action, which in turn are typed by the benefits the action delivers. The epistemic norm of assertion will be the one that characteristically and reliably enables participants in the practice of assertion to secure its primary epistemic good, which Simion identifies as knowledge...
Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 2. The right diagram depicts epistemic accessibility given the pattern of comparative normality depicted on the left. It only depicts what is epistemically accessible from the situations in bold. Triple arrows indicate what is accessible under all three of k- , km- , and i-normality More
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 349–371.
Published: 01 July 2000
...David Christensen Cornell University 2000 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 109, No. 3 (July 2000) Diachronic Coherence versus Epistemic Impartiality David Christensen 1. Diachronic Coherence in Epistemology It is obvious that we would not want to demand...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 73–114.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Conor Mayo-Wilson Epistemic closure ( ec ) is the thesis that knowledge is closed under known entailment. Although several theories of knowledge violate ec , failures of ec seem rare in science. I argue that, surprisingly, there are genuine violations of ec according to theories of knowledge widely...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 433–485.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Dilip Ninan This essay presents a puzzle concerning the interaction of epistemic modals, singular terms, and quantifiers. The puzzle poses a number of problems for both static and dynamic theories of epistemic modals. The trouble arises because neither approach takes into account the fact...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Kurt L. Sylvan Despite the recent backlash against epistemic consequentialism, an explicit systematic alternative has yet to emerge. This article articulates and defends a novel alternative, Epistemic Kantianism , which rests on a requirement of respect for the truth . Section 1 tackles some...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 251–298.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Zoe Jenkin According to a traditional picture, perception and belief have starkly different epistemic roles. Beliefs have epistemic statuses as justified or unjustified, depending on how they are formed and maintained. In contrast, perceptions are “unjustified justifiers.” Core cognition is a set...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 484–489.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Kevin Dorst Ahlstrom-Vij Kristoffer and Dunn Jeffrey , eds., Epistemic Consequentialism . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018 . vii + 335 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 Epistemic consequentialism is the view that (at least some) features of epistemic...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 45–92.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Malte Willer A dynamic semantics for epistemically modalized sentences is an attractive alternative to the orthodox view that our best theory of meaning ascribes to such sentences truth-conditions relative to what is known. This essay demonstrates that a dynamic theory about might and must offers...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 641–647.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Malte Willer Egan Andy and Weatherson Brian , eds., Epistemic Modality . New York : Oxford University Press , 2011 . vi+335 pp. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 This is a long-anticipated collection of ten essays on epistemic modality by leading thinkers...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 337–393.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Selim Berker When it comes to epistemic normativity, should we take the good to be prior to the right? That is, should we ground facts about what we ought and ought not believe on a given occasion in facts about the value of being in certain cognitive states (such as, for example, the value...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 159–162.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the brief summary of it given above. Her concern for the role of emotions in belief formation, evident in her work on the intellectual virtues, also finds expression here, and she examines a broader range of epistemic phenomena—including trust, autonomy, and the role of communities—than is usual...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Mark Eli Kalderon In Fear of Knowledge , Paul Boghossian argues against the very coherence of epistemic relativism. This essay does two things. First, without questioning the truth of his conclusion, it argues that Boghossian's argument for that conclusion fails. Second, it argues that the avowed...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
...John Turri In this essay I show how to reconcile epistemic invariantism with the knowledge account of assertion. My basic proposal is that we can comfortably combine invariantism with the knowledge account of assertion by endorsing contextualism about speech acts. My demonstration takes place...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 269–273.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Kelly Trogdon Daniel Stoljar, Ignorance and Imagination: The Epistemic Origin of the Problem of Consciousness. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. ix + 249 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method. Cambridge...