Wishful Thinking Problems for Reliabilism

Phenomenal conservatism and dogmatism get a bad rep for allowing some cases of wishful thinking to provide prima facie justification.  In this post, I argue that reliabilism has wishful thinking problems that are even worse. Contrast direct and indirect wishful … Continue reading

What Kinds of Things can be Epistemically Justified? On Strengthening an Argument in Fantl/McGrath

The question is meant this way: do your ontology and category theory, and then ask what true propositions are there that say that some such things are epistemically justified. Two answers have some plausibility: beliefs can be epistemically justified, and … Continue reading