Interest‐Relative Invariantism versus Contextualism

Jason Stanley

in Knowledge and Practical Interests

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780199288038
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603679 | DOI:

Series: Lines of Thought

 Interest‐Relative Invariantism versus Contextualism

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This chapter is devoted to a thorough-going comparison of Interest-Relativism Invariantism and contextualism. It argues that the contextualist is committed to a worse error-theory than the advocate of Interest-Relativism Invariantism. It concludes by arguing that neither contextualism nor Interest-Relative Invariantism helps with the problem of skepticism.

Keywords: skepticism; counterfactuals; David Lewis; contextualism; Interest-Relative Invariantism

Chapter.  9160 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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