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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 484–489.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Kevin Dorst So? As a foundational theory of rationality, epistemic consequentialism may fail. But the tools it has generated will remain an important part of the epistemological landscape going forward. And we should be glad of it. References Briggs, R. A., and Richard Pettigrew...
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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 (2021) 130 (3): 339–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... 19. This applies even to nonstochastic exploratory algorithms like deterministic Upper Confidence Bound. 20. See also Ahlström-Vij and Dunn 2018 for further discussion of epistemic consequentialism. 21. A lingering issue of scale: Does the beginning of inquiry mean something like...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 337–393.
Published: 01 July 2013
...’, in this essay I will primarily be using the pre-Anscombian term ‘teleology’ to refer to the type of ethical and epistemic theories under consideration. My main reason for doing so is that the phrase ‘epistemic consequentialism’ is liable to cause confusion in a way that the phrase ‘epistemic teleology’ does...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Stephen Darwall Derek Parfit's Reasons and Persons (1984) mounted a striking defense of Act Consequentialism against a Rawls-inspired Kantian orthodoxy in moral philosophy. On What Matters (2011) is notable for its serious engagement with Kant's ethics and for its arguments in support...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
... claims outlined in section 2, then this is an avenue to explore further.) To illustrate, assume an individual who has a high credence that consequentialism is true meets an epistemic peer with a low credence that consequentialism is true; assume further that the first individual's credence is high...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., and to participants at the Pacific APA in 2017; the Normativity Workshop, NYU Abu Dhabi in 2016; the Workshop on Epistemic Consequentialism at the University of Kent, June 2015; the Centre for Ethics and Metaethics (at Leeds); and a graduate seminar at Stanford in 2017. The order of the authors' names is alphabetical...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 671–672.
Published: 01 October 2013
... © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 Ahmed, Arif , Causal Decision Theory         289 Berker, Selim , Epistemic Teleology and the Separateness of Propositions         337 Bommarito, Nicolas , Modesty as a Virtue of Attention         93 Caie, Michael , Rational...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2006
... consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism, and the Demands of Morality” responds to the complaint...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 108–112.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to questions in normative ethics. Two of the essays here consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to questions in normative ethics. Two of the essays here consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to questions in normative ethics. Two of the essays here consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to questions in normative ethics. Two of the essays here consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 January 2006
... consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism, and the Demands of Morality” responds to the complaint...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 January 2006
...- ton puts it (126). The middle section of this volume is devoted to questions in normative ethics. Two of the essays here consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 January 2006
... consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism, and the Demands of Morality” responds to the complaint...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 January 2006
... to questions in normative ethics. Two of the essays here consider and defend a fairly straightforward vari- ety of consequentialism; they are noteworthy because of the way in which they proceed, if not for the novelty of the theory they defend. The much-discussed paper “Alienation, Consequentialism...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 1–50.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Natural Religion orig. pub. in 1779] Jackson, Frank. 1991 . “Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and the Nearest and Dearest Objection.” Ethics 101 : 461 -82. Jordan, Jeff, ed. 1994 . Gambling on God: Essays on Pascal's Wager . Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. Kagan, Shelly, and Peter...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 227–262.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ‘introspection’ broadly to include any distinctive method we have for knowing our beliefs, including alleged methods that don't involve ‘looking inward’.  2. See also Berker 2013 for a critical review of epistemic consequentialism.  3. For difficulties, see Adler and Armour-Garb 2007 . And see...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 July 2001
... pursue one issue here, after sketching the project of each substantial chapter. (i) Chapter 2 supports moral theory construction over particularism. The latter is argued to have the disadvantage of entailing that we lack epistemic justification for our moral beliefs. Chapter 3...