Closure, Defeasibility and Conclusive Reasons

Acta Analytica 22 (4):301-319 (2007)

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Claudio de Almeida
Pontifícia Universidade Católica Do Rio Grande Do Sul
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It is argued, on the basis of new counterexamples, that neither knowledge nor epistemic justification (or epistemic rationality ) can reasonably be thought to be closed under logical implication. The argument includes an attempt to reconcile the fundamental intuitions of the opposing parties in the debate
Keywords Epistemic closure  Defeasibility  Conclusive reasons  Knowledge  Epistemic justification  Epistemic rationality
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DOI 10.1007/s12136-007-0013-x
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