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Paddy Jane McShane
University of Portland
  1. The Non-Remedial Value of Dependence on Moral Testimony.Paddy McShane - 2018 - Philosophical Studies 175 (3):629-647.
    In this paper I defend dependence on moral testimony. I show how going defenses of dependence on moral testimony have portrayed it as second-best by centering on how and why it is an important means to overcoming our defects. I argue that once we consider the pervasiveness of moral testimony in the context of intimate relationships, we can see that the value of dependence on moral testimony goes beyond this: it is not only our flaws and limitations that justify our (...)
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    Against Epistemic Pessimism About Moral Testimony.Paddy Jane McShane - forthcoming - Episteme:1-24.
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    Game Theory and Belief in God.Paddy Jane McShane - 2014 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 75 (1):3-12.
    In the last few decades game theory has emerged as a powerful tool for examining a broad range of philosophical issues. It is unsurprising, then, that game theory has been taken up as a tool to examine issues in the philosophy of religion. Economist Steven Brams (1982), (1983) and (2007), for example, has given a game theoretic analysis of belief in God, his main argument first published in this journal and then again in both editions of his book, Superior Beings. (...)
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    Hume on Prophecy.Paddy Jane Mcshane - 2016 - Religious Studies 52 (2):213-221.