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Originally posted on A Philosopher's Take:
Most of my recent philosophical research has been in the area of epistemology—the theory of knowledge. Knowledge is a familiar concept among most people, but mainstream epistemology has turned it into something that is only shared within the small confines of philosophers. As a consequence, epistemologists have robbed common…
Linda Zagzebski1 maintains that theories in epistemology have parallels in ethics. She holds that theories in normative epistemology are either deontological or reliabilsts. She also holds that deontological theories in epistemology are analogous with deontological theories in ethics and relaibislist theories in epistemology are analogous with consequentialist theories in ethics. Zagzebski thinks that Sosa’s theory […]