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Normativity: Epistemic and Practical

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2018.07.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Conor McHugh, Jonathan Way, and Daniel Whiting (eds.), Normativity: Epistemic and Practical, Oxford University Press, 2018, 272pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198758709. Reviewed by Mark Schroeder, University of Southern California It is the stated purpose of this volume to "examine the norms which concern us as agents alongside the norms which concern us as inquirers . . . to explore substantive and explanatory connections between practical and epistemic norms, to consider whether these norms are at some level unified, and to ask what that might mean".[1] As the editors note in their introduction, by tradition philosophical inquiry into the norms governing action and belief have been parceled into the silos of ethics and epistemology, respectively. The present volume is part of an effort to support and bring together philosophers who are part of a growing recognition that the traditional division of labor. . .

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