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Knowledge-First Evidentialism and the Dilemmas of Self-Impact

@inproceedings{Tal2020KnowledgeFirstEA,
  title={Knowledge-First Evidentialism and the Dilemmas of Self-Impact},
  author={Eyal Tal},
  year={2020}
}
  • Eyal Tal
  • Published 2020
  • When a belief is self-fulfilling, having it guarantees its truth. When a belief is self-defeating, having it guarantees its falsity. These are the cases of “self-impacting” beliefs to be examined below. Scenarios of self-defeating beliefs can yield apparently dilemmatic situations in which we seem to lack sufficient reason to have any belief whatsoever. Scenarios of self-fulfilling beliefs can yield apparently dilemmatic situations in which we seem to lack reason to have any one belief over… CONTINUE READING

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