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ACCURACY AND THE IMPS (pages 263-282)

James M. Joyce, Brian Weatherson ABSTRACT: Recently several authors have argued that accuracy-first epistemology ends up licensing problematic epistemic bribes. They charge that it is better, given the accuracy-first approach, to deliberately form one false belief if this will lead to forming many other true beliefs. We argue that this is not a consequence of the accuracy-first view. If one …

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