Closure, defeasibility and conclusive reasons

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

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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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