Swinburne on Basing and Deviant Inferential Pathways

Acta Analytica 30 (1):87-95 (2015)

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Colin Ruloff
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
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In his Epistemic Justification , Swinburne offers a sophisticated and intuitively plausible causal-doxastic analysis of the basing relation that has escaped the attention of those working on this relation, where the basing relation can be understood as the relation that holds between a reason and one’s belief when the belief is held for that reason. In this paper, I aim to fill this lacuna in the literature by arguing that, despite its initial plausibility, Swinburne’s analysis of the basing relation is subject to a simple counterexample and so must be rejected
Keywords Swinburne  Basing  Justification
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On the Relationship Between Propositional and Doxastic Justification.John Turri - 2010 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 80 (2):312-326.
Epistemic Justification.Richard Swinburne - 2001 - Oxford University Press.

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