Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism

2014.05.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Chris Tucker (ed.), Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism, Oxford University Press,
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2014.05.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Chris Tucker (ed.), Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism, Oxford University Press, 2013, 357pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199899494. Reviewed by Elijah Chudnoff, University of Miami In "The Skeptic and the Dogmatist," Jim Pryor defended the thesis that, "whenever you have an experience as of p, you thereby have immediate prima facie justification for believing p."[1] Pryor is talking about perceptual experiences, and this is dogmatism about perceptual justification.[2] In Skepticism and the Veil of Perception Michael Huemer defended the thesis that, "if it seems to S as if P, then S thereby has at least prima facie justification for believing that P."[3] This is phenomenal conservatism. The two theses appear to be related as follows: dogmatism about perceptual justification is just phenomenal conservatism. . .

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