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Defending Joint Acceptance Accounts of Group Belief against the Challenge from Group Lies(pages 421-428)

Lukas SCHWENGERER ABSTRACT: Joint acceptance accounts of group belief hold that groups can form a belief in virtue of the group members jointly accepting a proposition. Recently, Jennifer Lackey (2020, 2021) proposed a challenge to these accounts. If group beliefs can be based on joint acceptance, then it seems difficult to account for all instances of a group telling a lie. …

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