Philosophical Quarterly 54 (217):557-569 (2004)

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Michael Veber
East Carolina University
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Gilbert Harman has presented an argument to the effect that if S knows that p then S knows that any evidence for not-p is misleading. Therefore S is warranted in being dogmatic about anything he happens to know. I explain, and reject, Sorensen's attempt to solve the paradox via Jackson's theory of conditionals. S is not in a position to disregard evidence even when
Keywords Paradox of Dogmatism  Conditionals  Misleading Evidence
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DOI 10.1111/j.0031-8094.2004.00372.x
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