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Extended Cognition and Robust Virtue Epistemology: Response to Vaesen

  • Christoph KelpEmail author
Critical Discussion


In a recent exchange, Vaesen (Synthese 181: 515–529, 2011; Erkenntnis 78:963–970, 2013) and Kelp (Erkenntnis 78:245–252, 2013a) have argued over whether cases of extended cognition pose (part of) a problem for robust virtue epistemology. This paper responds to Vaesen’s (Erkenntnis 78:963–970, 2013) most recent contribution to this exchange. I argue that Vaesen latest argument against the kind of virtue epistemology I favour fails.


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Thanks to Harmen Ghijsen and an anonymous referee for comments on earlier versions of this paper. This work was funded by a postdoctoral research fellowship with Research Foundation—Flanders.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Logic and Analytic PhilosophyKU LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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