Autonomy, Agency, and the Value of Enduring Beliefs

@article{Kawall2010AutonomyAA,
  title={Autonomy, Agency, and the Value of Enduring Beliefs},
  author={J. Kawall},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2010},
  volume={40},
  pages={107 - 129}
}
  • J. Kawall
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Canadian Journal of Philosophy
  • There has been much recent interest in questions of value in epistemology (for a thorough overview of this work, see Pritchard 2007), and in what follows I argue that epistemologists concerned with the value of true beliefs and knowledge would do well to devote attention to the enduring nature of beliefs, and in particular to the essential role that they play in constituting agents themselves. I begin by considering an analogy commonly drawn by epistemologists between acts in the domain of… CONTINUE READING
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