David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
European Journal of Philosophy 21 (4):525-549 (2013)
: In the first part of this essay (Sections I and II), I argue that Kierkegaard's work helps us to articulate and defend two basic requirements on searching for knowledge of one's own judgements: first, that searching for knowledge whether one judges that P requires trying to make a judgement whether P; and second that, in an important range of cases, searching for knowledge of one's own judgements requires attending to how one's acts of judging are performed. In the second part of the essay (Sections III and IV), I consider two prima facie problems regarding this conception of searching for knowledge of one's own judgements. The first problem concerns how in general one can coherently try to meet both these requirements at once; the second, how in particular one can try to attend to one's own acts of judging. I show how Kierkegaard's work is alive to both these problems, and helps us to see how they can be resolved
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Merold Westphal (2011). Kierkegaard on Faith, Reason, and Passion. Faith and Philosophy 28 (1):82-92.
Gregor Malantschuk (1980). The Controversial Kierkegaard. Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
Ian Duckles (2006). A (Partial) Defense of MacIntyre's Reading of Kierkegaard. Idealistic Studies 36 (2):141-151.
Antony Aumann (2009). Kierkegaard's Case for the Irrelevance of Philosophy. Continental Philosophy Review 42 (2):221-248.
Paul K. Moser & Mark L. McCreary (2010). Kierkegaard's Conception of God. Philosophy Compass 5 (2):127-135.
John Greco (2010). Achieving Knowledge: A Virtue-Theoretic Account of Epistemic Normativity. Cambridge University Press.
Ernest Sosa (2010). Value Matters in Epistemology. Journal of Philosophy 107 (4):167-190.
Jeremy Walker (1969). Kierkegaard's Concept of Truthfulness. Inquiry 12 (1-4):209 – 224.
Ulrika Carlsson (2010). Love as a Problem of Knowledge in Kierkegaard's Either/Or and Plato's Symposium. Inquiry 53 (1):41-67.
Norman Lillegard (2002). Passion and Reason: Aristotelian Strategies in Kierkegaard's Ethics. Journal of Religious Ethics 30 (2):251 - 273.
M. G. Piety (2010). Kierkegaard and Murdoch on Knowledge of the Good. In Robert L. Perkins, Marc Alan Jolley & Edmon L. Rowell (eds.), Why Kierkegaard Matters: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert L. Perkins. Mercer University Press.
Sherlock Holmes, Searching in a Maze, in Search of Knowledge: Issues in Early Artiﬁcial Intelligence.
Added to index2011-02-24
Total downloads30 ( #48,009 of 1,004,684 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #64,743 of 1,004,684 )
How can I increase my downloads?