The Motivating Role of Truth in Reasoning: A Defence of Object-Dependent Fregean Senses

@article{Gersel2020TheMR,
  title={The Motivating Role of Truth in Reasoning: A Defence of Object-Dependent Fregean Senses},
  author={Johan Gersel},
  journal={Erkenntnis},
  year={2020},
  pages={1-14}
}
Intuitively, when all goes well, we adopt beliefs based on inference because we realize that their truth is established by the truth of the involved premises. If this intuitive picture of our successful reasoning is correct, then it must be possible that our reasoning is motivated by our sensitivity to the soundness of the involved inference. This paper argues that such a view of ideal reasoning can only be upheld if we accept the minority view that the proper inferential role of our thoughts… Expand

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