Coherence as an ideal of rationality

@article{Zynda2004CoherenceAA,
  title={Coherence as an ideal of rationality},
  author={L. Zynda},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2004},
  volume={109},
  pages={175-216}
}
  • L. Zynda
  • Published 2004
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Synthese
Probabilistic coherence is not an absolute requirement of rationality; nevertheless, it is an ideal of rationality with substantive normative import. An idealized rational agent who avoided making implicit logical errors in forming his preferences would be coherent. In response to the challenge, recently made by epistemologists such as Foley and Plantinga, that appeals to ideal rationality render probabilism either irrelevant or implausible, I argue that idealized requirements can be… Expand
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