Justification and the Truth-Connection by Clayton Littlejohn

By Clayton Littlejohn

The internalism-externalism debate is among the oldest debates in epistemology. Internalists assert that the justification of our ideals can simply rely on evidence inner to us, whereas externalists insist that justification can rely on extra, for instance environmental, components. during this publication Clayton Littlejohn proposes and defends a brand new technique for resolving this debate. Focussing at the connections among useful and theoretical cause, he explores the query of no matter if the concern of the great to the suitable (in ethics) should be used to shield an epistemological model of consequentialism, and proceeds to formulate a brand new 'deontological externalist' view. His dialogue is wealthy with insights and should be worthwhile for a variety of readers in epistemology, ethics and useful reason.

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