Permissive Metaepistemology

Mind 128 (511):907-926 (2019)
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Abstract
Recent objections to epistemic permissivism have a metaepistemic flavor. Impermissivists argue that their view best accounts for connections between rationality, planning and deference. Impermissivism is also taken to best explain the value of rational belief and normative assessment. These objections pose a series of metaepistemic explanatory challenges for permissivism. In this paper, I illustrate how permissivists might meet their explanatory burdens by developing two permissivist metaepistemic views which fare well against the explanatory challenges.
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The Enigma of Reason.Sperber, Dan & Mercier, Hugo
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Permissivism, Underdetermination, and Evidence.Jackson, Elizabeth & Turnbull, Margaret Greta

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