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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Epistemology | Ethics and Political Philosophy
We are fallible, and knowledge of our fallibility has normative implications. But these normative implications appear to conflict with other compelling epistemic norms. We therefore appear to face a choice: reject fallibility-based norms or reject these other epistemic norms. I argue that there is a plausible third option: reconcile these two sets of norms. Once we properly understand the nature of each of these norms, we aren’t forced to reject either.
DiPaolo, Joshua, "Fallibility and Normativity" (2016). Doctoral Dissertations. 855.