What is "naturalized epistemology?"

@article{Kim1988WhatI,
  title={What is "naturalized epistemology?"},
  author={Jaegwon Kim},
  journal={Philosophical Perspectives},
  year={1988},
  volume={2},
  pages={381}
}
  • Jaegwon Kim
  • Published 1988
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophical Perspectives
In this section, Kim argues that “Epistemology is a normative discipline as much as, and in the same sense as, normative ethics.” In particular, he argues that epistemology is dominated by the concept of justification, and that justification is a strongly normative notion, i.e. a justified belief is good or right in some way. “But justification manifestly is normative. If a belief is justified for us, then it is permissible and reasonable, from the epistemic point of view, for us to hold it… Expand
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