On “Epistemic Permissiveness”

Synthese 188 (2):165-177 (2012)
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In "Epistemic Permissiveness", Roger White presents several arguments against Extreme Permissivism, the view that there are possible cases where, given one's total evidence, it would be rational to either believe P, or to believe ~P. In this paper, we carefully reconstruct White's arguments and then argue that they do not succeed

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The Structure of Empirical Knowledge.Laurence BonJour - 1985 - Cambridge, MA, USA: Harvard University Press.
Epistemic permissiveness.Roger White - 2005 - Philosophical Perspectives 19 (1):445–459.

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