Extended Rationality: A Hinge Epistemology

2015.11.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Annalisa Coliva, Extended Rationality: A Hinge Epistemology, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 221pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2015.11.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Annalisa Coliva, Extended Rationality: A Hinge Epistemology, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 221pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137501882. Reviewed by Martin Kusch, University of Vienna Extended Rationality is an original and important contribution to the current debate over the structure of perceptual justification. Take my current perceptual belief that (*) I am seeing my computer screen in front of me. All sides agree that two conditions have to be fulfilled for (*) to be epistemically justified. First, I must have an appropriate sensory experience. And second, I must not have defeaters for (*) (such as the information that my medication causes me to hallucinate). Alas, this is where philosophical agreement ends. Liberals (like James Pryor) hold that the two mentioned conditions are jointly necessary and sufficient for (at least some) cases of perceptual justification. Anti-liberals disagree. They insist that a. . .

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