Philosophical Issues: Epistemic Agency, 1st Edition

  • Volume 23
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  • ISBN-10: 1118825764
  • ISBN-13: 9781118825761
  • DDC: 121
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 261 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book collects cutting edge essays on epistemic agency and related topics by distinguished senior contributors to epistemology, as well as rising figures in the field. The assembly of scholars is impressive, as is reflected by the quality and range of their contributions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Pyrrhonian Skepticism and Human Agency.
2: Skeptical Challenges and Knowing Actions.
3: Fallibilism, Epistemic Possibility, and Epistemic Agency.
4: Rational ‘Ought’ Implies ‘Can’.
5: Obsessive Thoughts and Inner Voices.
6: The Possibility of Epistemic Responsibility.
7: Epistemic Responsibility and Doxastic Agency.
8: Is Epistemic Agency Possible?.
9: Epistemic Agency: Some Doubts.
10: Can Virtue Epistemology Capitalize on JTB's Appeal?.
11: In Defense of Reflection.
12: Intellectual Autonomy.
13: A Neo-Stoic Approach to Epistemic Agency.
14: Why We Cannot Rely on Ourselves for Epistemic Improvement.
15: Scope for Rational Autonomy.
16: Why We Reason the Way We Do.
17: Cognitive Diversity and Epistemic Norms.
18: Epistemic Commitments, Epistemic Agency and Practical Reasons.
19: The Rejection of Epistemic Consequentialism.
20: What Is an Inference?.
ERRATA for Philosophical Issues, VOLUME 23.