Logos and Episteme 6 (4):405-427 (2015)

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Sharon Ryan
West Virginia University
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This paper is a defense of moral evidentialism, the view that we have a moral obligation to form the doxastic attitude that is best supported by our evidence. I will argue that two popular arguments against moral evidentialism are weak. I will also argue that our commitments to the moral evaluation of actions require us to take doxastic obligations seriously.
Keywords doxastic obligations  ethics of belief  evidentialism  moral evidentialism  W.K. Clifford
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ISBN(s) 2069-0533
DOI 10.5840/logos-episteme20156433
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