Come along for a couple talks on doxastic justification in the next few weeks! The first will be the University of Melbourne (Aug 21) and the second at Monash University (Sept 5).
This paper is, more or less, a criticism of the idea that in order to have justification to believe P (propositional justification) one must have a certain kind of cognitive ability, namely, the ability to form a justified belief (doxastic justification). It’s due to appear here:
Ever wondered what epistemologists are on about in talking about “justification”? There is a dizzying array of normative terms used in connection with “justification” and I’ve often had the feeling that important differences were being overlooked. Finally, after years of employing the notion, I’ve tried to come to a settled view about just what justification is. I’ll be presenting these ideas here in July: