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Epistemic Norms: New Essays on Action, Belief, and Assertion

Clayton Littlejohn and John Turri


Epistemic norms play an increasingly important role in many current debates in epistemology and beyond. Paramount among these are debates about belief, action, and assertion. Three primary questions organize the literature. What epistemic requirements constrain appropriate belief? What epistemic requirements constrain appropriate assertion? What epistemic requirements constrain appropriate action? With the tremendous but disparate growth of the literature on epistemic norms, the time is ripe for a volume bringing together papers by established and emerging figures, with an eye toward the inter ... More

Keywords: epistemic norm, knowledge, epistemic obligation, belief, assertion, practical reason, epistemic reason, justification, aim of belief

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199660025
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660025.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Clayton Littlejohn, editor
King's College London

John Turri, editor
University of Waterloo, Canada