Pre-Submission Talk - Denying Spirits Exist: Epistemic Error Theory and The Self-Undermining Objection

Epistemic Error Theory denies that there are epistemic reasons. This theory stands accused of being self-undermining. To accept, assert, argue for, believe, deliberate about, hold that, etc. ‘there are no epistemic reasons’ supposedly implies that there are epistemic reasons; e.g. to argue, the objection maintains, just is to point out the epistemic reasons to believe something, so arguing for Epistemic Error Theory is inconsistent. In this talk, I argue that the Epistemic Error Theory is not self-undermining. Perhaps, I will also mention something about my PhD thesis.


Meeting ID: 841 1678 2481
Password: 376732

Date & time

Tue 06 Sep 2022, 3:00pm to 4:30pm


RSSS Room 5.72, Level 5, RSSS Building, ANU, 146 Ellery Crescent, Acton, ACT 2601


James Willoughby

Event series


Aidan Ryall


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