On the relationship between propositional and doxastic justification

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John Turri
University of Waterloo
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I argue against the orthodox view of the relationship between propositional and doxastic justification. The view under criticism is: if p is propositionally justified for S in virtue of S's having reason R, and S believes p on the basis of R, then S's belief that p is doxastically justified. I then propose and evaluate alternative accounts of the relationship between propositional and doxastic justification, and conclude that we should explain propositional justification in terms of doxastic justification. If correct, this proposal would constitute a significant advance in our understanding of the sources of epistemic justification
Keywords virtue epistemology  basing relation  epistemic justification
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DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2010.00331.x
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