12Dodging the Perils of Dogmatism: A Response to Crispin WrightDialectica 72 (4): 549-569. 2018.
37Bootstrapping and dogmatismPhilosophical Studies 174 (8): 2083-2103. 2017.Dogmatists claim that having a perceptual experience as of p can provide one with immediate and defeasible warrant to believe that p. A persistent complaint against this position is that it sanctions an intuitively illicit form of reasoning: bootstrapping. I argue that dogmatism has no such commitments. Dogmatism is compatible with a principle that disallows the final non-deductive inference in the bootstrapping procedure. However, some authors have maintained that such strategy is doomed to fai…Read more
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University of California at Santa Barbara
Department of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara
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