The Epistemic Significance of Disagreement

  • Jonathan┬áMatheson

Part of the Palgrave Innovations in Philosophy book series (PIIP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Jonathan Matheson
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  3. Jonathan Matheson
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  4. Jonathan Matheson
    Pages 35-64
  5. Jonathan Matheson
    Pages 84-112
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    Pages 113-135
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    Pages 160-166
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 167-190

About this book


Discovering someone disagrees with you is a common occurrence. The question of epistemic significance of disagreement concerns how discovering that another disagrees with you affects the rationality of your beliefs on that topic. This book examines the answers that have been proposed to this question, and presents and defends its own answer.


Epistemology Disagreement Justification Defeat Evidence Skepticism Belief Affect bibliography object rationality

Authors and affiliations

  • Jonathan┬áMatheson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of North FloridaUSA

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