By Dr. Jarrett Leplin (auth.)
This booklet proposes an unique concept of epistemic justification that provides a brand new technique to relate justification to the epistemic objective of truth-conducive trust. the idea is predicated on a singular research of trustworthy belief-formation that solutions vintage objections to reliability theories in epistemology. The research generates a fashion of distinguishing justified trust from believing justifiedly, such that inerrant belief-formation needn't be justificatory while systemic deception can be. It thereby respects the instinct that criteria for justification has to be obtainable to the believer, whereas preserving the fundamental connection of justification to truth.
The research exhibits how justification pertains to, yet is special from, facts, rationality, and likelihood. It presents a unifying therapy of matters crucial to present debate in epistemology, together with epistemic paradoxes, epistemic closure, skepticism, contextualism, advantage theories, the influence of success on wisdom and justification, the translation of subjunctive stipulations for justification, the clash among internalism and externalism, and metaphilosophical assessment of epistemological theories. There are additional functions to metaphysics, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of technological know-how, and ethics.
The ebook will interact philosophers operating in epistemology or comparable fields, and their graduate students.