The puzzle of the unmarked clock and the new rational reflection principle

Philosophical Studies 164 (1):127-139 (2013)
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Abstract

The “puzzle of the unmarked clock” derives from a conflict between the following: (1) a plausible principle of epistemic modesty, and (2) “Rational Reflection”, a principle saying how one’s beliefs about what it is rational to believe constrain the rest of one’s beliefs. An independently motivated improvement to Rational Reflection preserves its spirit while resolving the conflict

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