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Being rational and being right

Author: Juan Comesaña
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Juan Comesaña presents a new framework for understanding the rationality of action and belief, which he calls ""Experientalism"". Arguing that rational action requires rational belief but tolerates false belief, Comesaña provides a novel account of empirical evidence as consisting of the content of undefeated experiences.
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Comesaña, Juan.
Being Rational and Being Right.
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, ©2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Comesaña
ISBN: 9780192586940 0192586947 9780192586957 0192586955
OCLC Number: 1144898662
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 222 pages)
Contents: 1: Introduction2: Probability and Decision Theory3: Objective Bayesianism and Knowledge-First Epistemolog4: Knowledge-Based Decision Theory5: Excuses, Would-Be Knowledge, and Rationality-Based Decision Theory6: Experientialism7: The Normative Force of Unjustified Beliefs8: The Problem of Easy Rationality9: Evidentialism, Reliabilism, Evidentialist Reliabilism?10: Conclusion
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