Infinitism, finitude and normativity
- John Turri
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I evaluate two new objections to an infinitist account of epistemic justification, and conclude that they fail to raise any new problems for infinitism. The new objections are a refined version of the finite-mind objection, which says infinitism demands more than finite minds can muster, and the normativity objection, which says infinitism entails that we are epistemically blameless in holding all our beliefs. I show how resources deployed in response to the most popular objection to infinitism, the original finite-mind objection, can be redeployed to address the two new objections.
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- Infinitism, finitude and normativity
Volume 163, Issue 3 , pp 791-795
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- Finite-mind objection
- Epistemic normativity
- Epistemic justification
- Peter Klein
- Adam Podlaskowski
- Joshua Smith
- John Turri (1)
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- 1. Philosophy Department, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, Candada