*M+E Group Talk – Sophie Horowitz (UMass)

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 24/03/2017
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Location
JHB 418

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Talk Title:  “The truth problem for permissivism”

Talk Abstract:  A good theory of rationality should show how rationality is connected to truth. I will compare two accounts of the connection between rationality and truth, one for impermissivism (according to which there is a unique rational response to any given body of evidence) and one for permissivism (according to which there can sometimes be multiple rational responses to the same evidence). Impermissivism wins.