The Epistemology of Reason Relations

John Skorupski

in The Domain of Reasons

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199587636
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595394 | DOI:
The Epistemology of Reason Relations

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Chapter 16 describes the epistemic circumstances in which a person is said to have warrant for a normative belief, or to have normative knowledge. It argues that an accurate description of our epistemic practice is inconsistent with taking purely normative propositions to be substantially factual.

Keywords: nominal fact; substantial fact; spontaneity; receptivity; convergence thesis

Chapter.  10353 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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