Epistemology of Disagreement: The Good News

@article{Christensen2007EpistemologyOD,
  title={Epistemology of Disagreement: The Good News},
  author={D. Christensen},
  journal={The Philosophical Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={116},
  pages={187-217}
}
We all live out our lives in states of epistemic imperfection. Most obviously, this is true because the evidence on which we base our beliefs is limited. Only a little less obviously, we live in states of epistemic imperfection because we do not always respond to the evidence we have in the best way. Given that our epistemic condition consists in imperfect responses to incomplete evidence, part of being rational involves taking account of these sources of imperfection. Fortunately, each of us… Expand
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