• Minimal Rationality and the Web of Questions
    In Dirk Kindermann, Peter van Elswyk & Andy Egan (eds.), Unstructured Content, Oxford University Press. forthcoming.
    This paper proposes a new account of bounded or minimal doxastic rationality (in the sense of Cherniak 1986), based on the notion that beliefs are answers to questions (à la Yalcin 2018). The core idea is that minimally rational beliefs are linked through thematic connections, rather than entailment relations. Consequently, such beliefs are not deductively closed, but they are closed under parthood (where a part is an entailment that answers a smaller question). And instead of avoiding all incon…Read more