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<i>Interest‐Relative Invariantism</i>

Jason Stanley

in Knowledge and Practical Interests

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780199288038
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603679 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199288038.003.0006

Series: Lines of Thought

 Interest‐Relative Invariantism

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This chapter explains and develops a version of Interest-Relative Invariantism about knowledge, according to which whether or not someone knows that p at a certain time depends in part on what is at stake for them in being right about p at that time.

Keywords: serious practical possibility; serious practical question; epistemic probability; expected utility; epistemic closure; Interest-Relative Invariantism

Chapter.  6980 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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