Counterfactual Philosophers

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I argue that reflection on philosophers who could have been working among us but aren’t can lead us to give up our philosophical beliefs.
Keywords skepticism  rationality  metaphilosophy  disagreement  epistemology of disagreement
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DOI 10.1111/phpr.12068
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