A Luxury of the Understanding: On the Value of True Belief

OUP Oxford (2013)
Abstract
Allan Hazlett challenges the philosophical assumption of the value of true belief. He critiques the view that true belief is better for us than false belief, and the view that truth is "the aim of belief". An alternative picture is provided, on which the fact that some people love truth is all there is to "the value of true belief".
Keywords epistemic value  belief
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