American Philosophical Quarterly 55 (3):231-238 (2018)

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Mona Simion
University of St. Andrews
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One central debate in recent literature on epistemic normativity concerns the epistemic norm for action. This paper argues that this debate is afflicted by a category mistake: strictly speaking, there is no such thing as an epistemic norm for action. To this effect, I introduce a distinction between epistemic norms and norms with epistemic content; I argue that while it is plausible that norms of the latter type will govern action in general, epistemic norms will only govern actions characteristically associated with delivering epistemic goods.
Keywords epistemic norm  knowledge norm  action  epistemic function
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