Neither Yours nor Mine but Ours: On the Communal Nature of Truth and Rational Belief

Journal of Speculative Philosophy 34 (4):478-490 (2020)
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ABSTRACT It is my claim that there is a significant parallel to be drawn between the relationship that holds between local success and national flourishing and the relationship that holds between rational belief and truth. This is not simply because all four can only be achieved through communal effort. I argue that understanding how local success contributes to national flourishing best illuminates the connection between rational belief and truth.

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