A Note Concerning Conciliationism and Self-Defeat: A Reply to Matheson

Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective (2014)


This is a reply to Jon Matheson on conciliationism and the self-defeat objection. I argue that the problems that Matheson discusses derive from his evidentialist assumptions, not from conciliationism.

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Clayton Littlejohn
Australian Catholic University

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Evidentialism.Richard Feldman & Earl Conee - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 48 (1):15 - 34.
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