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Disagreement

Richard Feldman and Ted A. Warfield

Abstract

Disagreement is common. Even informed, intelligent, and generally reasonable people often come to different conclusions when confronted with what seems to be the same evidence. Can the competing conclusions be reasonable? If not, what can we reasonably think about the situation? This book examines the epistemology of disagreement, with a focus on disagreements involving epistemic peers. Philosophical questions about disagreement arise in various areas, notably politics, ethics, aesthetics, and the philosophy of religion: this book focuses on the general epistemic issues arising from informed d ... More

Keywords: disagreement, peer disagreement, rationality, justification, evidence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199226078
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226078.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Feldman, editor
University of Rochester
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Ted A. Warfield, editor
University of Notre Dame
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