Coherentism and the symmetry of epistemic support

Analysis 68 (299):226–234 (2008)
Abstract
In this paper I prove that holistic coherentism is logically equivalent to the conjunction of symmetry and quasi-transitivity of epistemic support and a condition on justified beliefs. On the way I defend Tom Stoneham from a criticism made by Darrell Rowbottom and prove a premiss of Stoneham’s argument to be an entailment of coherentism.
Keywords coherentism  epistemic support  holistic coherentism
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