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Knowledge, Truth, and Duty: Essays on Epistemic Justification, Responsibility, and Virtue

Matthias Steup


Gathers 11 new and 3 previously published essays, all of which bear on questions having to do with epistemic justification, responsibility, and virtue. In the Introduction, Steup provides a summary of each of the essays as well as a brief account of his defense of doxastic involuntarism. In the first part of the volume – Epistemic Duty and the Normativity of Justification – Susan Haack discusses the ethics of belief, Bruce Russell explores the distinction between subjective and objective justification and its relevance to the analysis of knowledge, and Richard Fumerton questions the normativit ... More

Keywords: belief, criteria of knowledge and justification, deontology, doxastic voluntarism, epistemic duty, epistemic justification, epistemic virtue, internalism‐externalism, knowledge, truth

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195128925
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195128923.001.0001


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Matthias Steup, editor
St Cloud State University
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Matthias Steup

Part I Epistemic Duty and the Normativity of Justification

Part II Epistemic Deontology and Doxastic Voluntarism

Part III Epistemic Deontology and the Internality of Justification

7 Internalism Exposed

Alvin Goldman

Part IV Justification and Truth

Part V Epistemic Virtue and Criteria of Justified Belief

Part VI Beyond Deontology

13 Knowing People

Vrinda Dalmiya

14 Recovering Understanding

Linda Zagzebski

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