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EVIDENTIALISTS’ INTERNALIST ARGUMENT FOR PRAGMATISM (pages 427-436)

Tsung-Hsing HO ABSTRACT: A popular evidentialist argument against pragmatism is based on reason internalism: the view that a normative reason for one to φ must be able to guide one in normative deliberation whether to φ. In the case of belief, this argument maintains that, when deliberating whether to believe p, one must deliberate whether p is true. Since pragmatic …

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TRANSPARENCY AND REASONS FOR BELIEF (pages 475-494)

Benjamin WALD ABSTRACT: Belief has a special connection to truth, a connection not shared by mental states like imagination. One way of capturing this connection is by the claim that belief aims at truth. Normativists argue that we should understand this claim as a normative claim about belief – beliefs ought to be true. A second important connection between belief and …

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