The question is how to go about engaging the epistemic
claims of the various religious traditions.
Objective: "The project will investigate pragmatic and epistemic
benefits of delusional beliefs, distorted memories and confabulatory explanations in the context of normal and abnormal cognition.
Unlike previous arguments for the level specificity of chance, the present argument shows, in a precise sense, that higher level chance does not collapse into epistemic
probability, despite higher level properties supervening on lower level ones.
The main goals of this paper are: turning attention of the researchers in this field on the mathematical models underlying games of chance and the quantifiable gambling activity; an objective classification of these models by epistemological criteria and evidentiating a current disinterest on a particular category of models (the functional ones) in favor of the statistical models; detecting a potential of all these mathematical models to contribute in problem gambling prevention and treatment (as generating a particular kind of knowledge--the epistemic
knowledge--related to and deriving from these models and the act of mathematical modeling).
After exposing the epistemic
distinctions between statistical
This article uses the theory of epistemic
contextualism to justify the exclusion of otherwise relevant evidence, and even reliable hearsay, on the basis of preventing shifts in the epistemic
First, she adopts a version of what is often called the Equal Weight View, which holds that I should give the opinions of those I regard as epistemic
peers about the same weight I give to my own opinions.
The argument here is that there are certain epistemic
norms such that, when you assess one of your beliefs as being in violation of any of them, either the belief dissolves or your comportment toward the belief significantly changes.
This short book offers an innovative defense of the possibility of moral knowledge against three skeptical challenges to the effect that our access to moral truth depends on epistemic
In order to sidestep these ontological questions and provide a framework for making political decisions, I offer an alternative approach to natural rights grounded in epistemology, in particular, epistemic
limitations with respect to beliefs about individuals' interests.
Black philosophy succeeds in turning such oppressive conceptual schemes against themselves by holding them accountable with rigorous standards of authentic moral, religious, and political praxis; standards that the epistemic
motivations of oppressive axiological, political, and religious conceptual schemes ignore altogether.
Reformed epistemology and the problem of religious diversity; proper function, epistemic
disagreement, and Christian exclusivism.