The Exception Makes the Rule: Reply to Howson

Jeff Kochan
Universität Konstanz
Colin Howson argues that (1) my sociologistic reliabilism sheds no light on the objectivity of epistemic content, and that (2) sorites does not threaten the reliability of modus ponens . I reply that argument (1) misrepresents my position, and that argument (2) is beside the point.
Keywords reliabilism  objectivity  modus ponens  sorites
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DOI 10.1080/02698590903007196
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