In defence of error theory

Philosophical Studies 149 (2):209-230 (2010)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Many contemporary philosophers rate error theories poorly. We identify the arguments these philosophers invoke, and expose their deficiencies. We thereby show that the prospects for error theory have been systematically underestimated. By undermining general arguments against all error theories, we leave it open whether any more particular arguments against particular error theories are more successful. The merits of error theories need to be settled on a case-by-case basis: there is no good general argument against error theories.
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Upload history
Archival date: 2010-11-30
View other versions
Added to PP

2,547 (#1,567)

6 months
75 (#9,508)

Historical graph of downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.
How can I increase my downloads?