Confirmation, Explanation and Acceptance

  title={Confirmation, Explanation and Acceptance},
  author={Marsha Hanen},
Contemporary epistemology owes much to Chishoim’s efforts to develop a unified theory of perceiving, knowing and believing, and his work has given considerable impetus to investigations of the connections among such locutions as ‘acceptable’, ‘evident’ and ‘probable’. Chisholm has suggested that it is reasonable for a person to believe or accept any proposition that is more probable than not in relation to the totality of what he or she knows,1 and many philosophers have agreed with him in this… CONTINUE READING