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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 291–293.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of Pennsylvania Philosophical Review, Vol. 121, No. 2, 2012 DOI 10.1215/00318108-1539116 290 BOOK REVIEWS J. L. Schellenberg, The Will to Imagine: A Justification of Skeptical Religion. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2009. xv þ267 pp...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 435–437.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Michael Bergmann Laurence BonJour and Ernest Sosa, Epistemic Justification: Internalism vs. Externalism, Foundations vs. Virtues. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2003. Pp. vii, 240. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Jennifer Nagel Albert Casullo, A Priori Justification . New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. xiii + 249 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Christopher Peacocke, The Realm of Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 284 pp. At any given...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
...) Evidence, Pragmatics, and Justification Jeremy Fantl and Matthew McGrath Train Case 1. You’re at Back Bay Station in Boston preparing to take the commuter rail to Providence. You’re going to see friends. It will be a relaxing vacation. You’ve been in a rather...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 497–529.
Published: 01 October 2010
... that these deductions are instances of transmission failure. That is, they argue that these deductions cannot transmit justification to their conclusions. This essay contends, however, that the notoriety of these deductions is undeserved. Its strategy is to clarify, attack, defend, and apply. The essay clarifies what...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
... (or propositional justification) and well-groundedness (or doxastic justification). The discussion focuses on conciliatory views, according to which peer disagreements require you to significantly revise your view or to suspend judgment. The article argues that for a wide range of conceptions of evidential support...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
... by, systems of social oppression. In such cases, the article suggests, the externalistic view that justification is in part a matter of worldly relations, rather than the internalistic view that justification is solely a matter of how things stand from the agent’s individual perspective, becomes the more...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 July 2012
...: it sets the bar for coherence too high and places certain cases of self-doubt on the wrong side of the divide. Given that the suppositional test is unsatisfactory, we are left without any justification for discriminating between Diachronic DBAs and ought to reject them all—including the DBA...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2020) 129 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
... for the latter to secure in a principled way. Section 2 presents Epistemic Kantianism. Section 3 argues that it is uniquely poised to satisfy the desiderata set out in section 1 on an ideal theory of epistemic justification. Section 4 gives three further arguments, suggesting that it (1) best explains...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2021
...John Hawthorne; Maria Lasonen-Aarnio The main aims in this article are to discuss and criticize the core thesis of a position that has become known as phenomenal conservatism . According to this thesis, its seeming to one that p provides enough justification for a belief in p to be prima facie...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 323–348.
Published: 01 July 2008
... and abstinence. Hence no such principle provides a justification for condemning zygotic abortion while condoning abstinence or contraception. Cornell University 2008 xxx pr08-001 June 10, 2008 13:21 The Egg and I: Conception...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 463–509.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and intuitive judgment about epistemic status—needn't have too much to do with each other, especially on an externalist theory that denies that first-order justification depends on a reflective metajustification. There are, of course, deep and complex metaepistemological issues concerning the connection between...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 October 2021
... has justification for all and only correct beliefs about logic and evidential support. As a claim about doxastic justification, the claim is obviously false, since no one believes all logical truths. As a claim about propositional justification, the claim is at least not open to the same objection...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 456–459.
Published: 01 July 2000
... such criticisms by arguing that the relevant processes that fix beliefs must be a lawlike relation to truths. Firth worries that the proposal would render the agent’s current justification dependent upon future out- comes. I expect that the reliabilist would respond with a levels distinction...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 353–392.
Published: 01 July 2015
... epistemic rules should be understood as normative statements or as imperatives. 12. See Goldman (1999) for a critical and, I think, uncharitable discussion of the idea that facts about justification should guide us in our beliefs—although as Goldman notes, some proponents of the idea have...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
... is a claim about epistemic justification. Epistemic justi- fication is contrasted with pragmatic justification. The intuitive idea is that the epistemic justification for a belief is constituted by evidence forthe truth of that belief—it is a consideration that counts in favor of that I would like...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 251–298.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... basing relation core cognition reasons perception perceptual justification 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...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 179–217.
Published: 01 April 2019
... makes the representationalist explanation of basing plausible is that, when an agent C's for the reason R, the agent is, in some sense, committed to R's justifying her C'ing; and justification for taking this commitment to be incorrect will typically defeat the ex post justifiedness of the C'ing...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 323–326.
Published: 01 April 2021
... justification was the least exciting part of the course. This wasn't particularly surprising to me, since the literature on justification is a bit stagnant. It can mostly be characterized by internalists going back and forth about foundationalism and coherentism and externalists producing ever more complicated...