A Counterexample to the Uniqueness Thesis

Philosophia 43 (2):403-409 (2015)
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Matthew Kopec
Australian National University
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In this essay, I present a straightforward counterexample to the Uniqueness Thesis, which holds, roughly speaking, that there is a unique rational response to any particular body of evidence
Keywords Uniqueness  Epistemic permissiveness  Disagreement  Subjective bayesianism  Epistemic instrumentalism
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