The (Mostly Harmless) Inconsistency of Knowledge Attributions

I’ve posted a long paper, “The (Mostly Harmless) Inconsistency of Knowledge Attributions.” It argues for a fourth alternative to contextualism, invariantism, and relativism: that knowledge-talk is governed by inconsistent inference-principles, but that these principles rarely lead us into contradiction. In … Continue reading

Epistemic Norms

The following combination of views seems a natural one to me, but (in my admittedly limited excursions into the field) I have not yet seen it defended: 1. True epistemically normative statements are made true by objective facts. 2. These … Continue reading