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Blameworthy Belief

A Study in Epistemic Deontologism (Synthese Library)

by Nikolaj Nottelmann

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epistemology,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Education : Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Philosophy / Epistemology,
  • Philosophy : Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • criminal negligence,
  • culpable ignorance,
  • epistemic blameworthiness,
  • epistemic deontologism,
  • foresight,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11634296M
    ISBN 101402059604
    ISBN 109781402059605


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Blameworthy Belief by Nikolaj Nottelmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

“I can only strongly recommend Nikolaj Nottelmann’s book ‘Blameworthy Belief’. It is the first book-length in-depth study of epistemic deontologism and develops a conceptually rich, concise and inspiring theory of epistemic blameworthiness.” (Andrea Kruse, Erkenntnis, Vol.

80, )Cited by: Finally, the book brings a new philosophical look on issues like our power to control beliefs and the extent and nature of foresight. "Blameworthy Belief is unique in being an up-to-date monograph devoted entirely to the problem of a moral appraisal of beliefs and the closely related problem of deciding to believe (doxastic voluntarism and anti.

Blameworthy Belief Blameworthy Belief by Nikolaj Nottelmann. Download it Blameworthy Belief books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. I take this observation to underwrite two points: The first is this: Intuitively an agent could be epistemically blameworthy for holding a belief formed by.

This book presents an extensive effort to shed light on the conditions under which we may appropriately deem someone blameworthy for holding a particular : Nikolaj Nottelmann. Blameworthy Belief as Inexcusably Undesirable Belief 47 AFirstAnalysis of Blameworthy Belief book Notion of Epistemic Blameworthiness 47 The Problem of Epistemic “Accuses” 48 5.

Epistemic Undesirability 53 Epistemic Desiderata 53 The Importance of the Truth-Goal 55 Grounds, Reasons and Evidence 57 Truth-Conduciveness or. Believing the wrong thing may sometimes have drastic consequences.

The question as to when a person is not only ill-guided, but genuinely at fault for holding a particular belief is an important one: It touches upon the roots of our understanding of such notions as criminal negligence and moral responsibility.

The answer to this question may influence the extent to which we are willing to. Indeed, the idea that one may be blameworthy for belief is appealed to throughout the contemporary epistemic literature. In some cases, a subject seems blameworthy for believing as she does even though it seems prima facie implausible that Blameworthy Belief book is morally blameworthy or professionally blameworthy.

Similar books and articles. An Epistemic. Finally, the book brings a new philosophical look on issues like our power to control beliefs and the extent and nature of foresight."Blameworthy Belief is unique in being an up-to-date monograph devoted entirely to the problem of a moral appraisal of beliefs and the closely related problem of deciding to believe (doxastic voluntarism and anti.

Throughout the paper, I will be assuming that one can be blameworthy for a belief to focus on the question of whether one can be blameworthy for a belief in a specifically epistemic sense–for violating a norm specifying what doxastic states one epistemically ought to have. Of course, some do deny that one can be blameworthy for belief.

What is belief and why is it so important. Where did it come from and what does it do. This book answers all of those questions and more. David G. McAfee, an author who studies religions, teamed up with writer and illustrator Chuck Harrison to create The Belief Book/5(23). This book explores the conditions under which someone may be deemed blameworthy for holding a particular belief, drawing on contemporary epistemology, ethics and legal scholarship.

Zusammenfassung quot;I can only strongly recommend Nikolaj Nottelmann's book 'Blameworthy Belief'. It is the first book-length in-depth study of epistemic. The Information Environment and Blameworthy Beliefs. Boyd Millar. Social Epistemology 33 (6) Such individuals would be fully blameworthy only if they had formed or maintained the relevant beliefs partly in virtue of violating some epistemic obligation and had no excuse for violating that obligation.

Blameworthy Belief book Similar books and articles. Welcome to our book forum on Elinor Mason‘s new book Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and Responsibility.

Below is a brief introduction to the book by Elinor a reminder, you do not need to have read the book to participate in the discussion; feel free to ask about any aspect of the book or discussion below. Gunnar Björnsson, Krister Bykvist, Ways to be Blameworthy: Rightness, Wrongness, and the first book-length attempt to spell out what the relevant kinds of wrongdoing and blame are even if one satisfies the condition given on p one’s belief that one is doing what is most likely to succeed might be self-deceived, due to half.

Within epistemology, she works on our knowledge of our own minds and our ability to reason, as well as closure and transmission of knowledge and warrant, scepticism, fallibilism vs infallibilism, evidence, defeat, the debate between contextualism and invariantism, the epistemic norms of assertion and practical reasoning, blameworthy belief.

Believing the wrong thing may sometimes have drastic consequences. The question as to when a person is not only ill-guided, but genuinely at fault for holding a particular belief. This book presents an extensive effort to shed light on the conditions under which we may appropriately deem someone blameworthy for holding a particular belief.

We consider the shipowner to be blameworthy-he had no right to believe it, since his evidence didn’t support it Version 2: same as before, except that the belief turns out to be true: still blameworthy-the rightness or wrongness of holding a belief doesn’t depend on its.

Finally, it is briefly explained what is new about the account of responsible belief in this book: it is expressed in terms of influence rather than control and it focuses on excuses for belief. Keywords: blameworthy belief, doxastic responsibility, excuse, fundamentalism, influence, jurisprudence, responsible belief, social practice.

Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: MASON, ELINOR. WAYS TO BE BLAMEWORTHY. [Place of publication not identified], OXFORD UNIV Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Elinor Mason.

Blameworthy definition is - being at fault: deserving blame. How to use blameworthy in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of blameworthy. Motives, beliefs and desires can truly be said to be part of an agent but they are also the immediate causes of blameworthy actions. Attributions of blame do target these aspects of the agent but does so in a way that does not attribute blame to him when he has not performed a blameworthy s: 1.

Get this from a library. Responsible Belief: a Theory in Ethics and Epistemology. [Rik Peels] -- This book develops and defends a theory of responsible belief. The author argues that we lack control over our beliefs, but that we can nonetheless influence them.

It is because we have intellectual. Home › Books and Book Reviews Obstructivism is a consequentialist account according to which an epistemic vice is a “blameworthy or otherwise reprehensible character trait, attitude, or way of thinking that systematically obstructs the gaining, keeping, or sharing of knowledge” (23).

(e.g. the desire for a firm belief that. Chapter 2 takes on the problem that we might seem to lack the sort of control over our beliefs that is required for responsibility. Following William Alston, Peels argues that blameworthy belief and responsible belief cannot be understood in terms of failure or success in living up to obligations to believe certain things.

Is the existence of God, for you, an obvious and uncontroversial feature of any common sense way of seeing the world. Has it always been so profoundly and straightforwardly given that you could not deny it. If so, then in what sense would we be right to say that such a belief is either praiseworthy or blameworthy.

Is the existence of God an ambiguous and controversial feature of. Download Blameworthy Belief: A Study in Epistemic Deontologism (Synthese Library) Ebook. Download Borland Delphi 7 Book. This book is geared to the practical needs of engineers, technicians, and hobbyists involved in the design, testing, and implementation of regulated power supplies.

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Re: When is a belief blameworthy. Reply #32 – ApAM It is fair to say that the posters here need self-awareness to understand this topic. People are often taken aback when I argue that the First World’s poor are usually undeserving.

In modern political discussion, we’re supposed to “propose solutions,” not point fingers. Even when we’re talking about politically connected banks, we usually discuss alternate policies rather than denouncing particular banks or bankers.

Yet there’s one notable exception to this. “belief is the death of intelligence.” ― Robert Anton Wilson, Cosmic Trigger: Die letzten Geheimnisse der Illuminaten oder An den Grenzen des erweiterten Bewusstseins likes. Trying links up subjective rightness and Morality. We try because doing right by Morality isn't just a matter of what we believe now, but of doing our best (i.e., trying) to match up with the demands of Morality (even when that is not fully accessible to us [55]).

As Mason puts it, "belief. It is appropriate when the fiction is a means to encourage, for export from the fiction to the actual world, some belief or attitude that it would be blameworthy to hold. The idea of belief export comes from Tamar Gendler.

26 Gendler argues that consumers of fiction experience ‘imaginative resistance’ in reference to some work when they. Con: a person is not always morally blameworthy for feeling emotions like xyz.

The conclusions says the person is feeling emotions and you know from the premise that she/he is not responsible for feeling such emtions. Now You connect that with the new concept in the con which is "not morally blameworthy". Therefore, - responsible-> - m. Blameworthy.

Justin Michael Caban English 10 Mrs. Meyer Book Report For my 1st quarter book report I read “Beyond Belief” which is written by Josh Hamilton. Hamilton is a Major league baseball player who now plays for the Texas Rangers and was named MVP two short season’s ago.

The book "The Righteous Mind" by Jonathan Haidt is not a self-help book but a pop-science book about the psychology of morality.

Haidt espouses the Moral Foundations Theory, in which our morality -- which in substance are instincts that lie in our older, pre-rational brains -- was first described as a position one holds on each of five axes.

Caisses Enregistreuses Métro Canada Ltée [3] which, she submitted, stands for the principle that a declarant, under the Customs Act, [4] has the burden of proving good faith, a lack of blameworthy conduct and efforts to ensure accuracy, where a mistake is made in a declaration.

Blame is a reaction to something of negative normative significance about someone or their behavior. A paradigm case, perhaps, would be when one person wrongs another, and the latter responds with resentment and a verbal rebuke, but of course we also blame others for their attitudes and characters (see, e.g., Smith ).

If, however, he has belief, not knowledge, and the supposition that resists is not strong, but only a weak one, such as people have when they are in doubt, we will pardon failure to abide by these beliefs against strong appetites.

In fact, however, we do not pardon vice, or any other blameworthy condition [and incontinence is one of these]. Today many Americans seem to regard the truth of moral judgments as relative to their own beliefs and/or the dominant beliefs of their culture. But this. blameworthy (comparative more blameworthy, superlative most blameworthy) Deserving blame or censure ; reprehensible.

Yes, my life has been blameworthy ; I confess it.blameworthy—the offender should not steal, regardless of whether the purse is in plain view. But the victim’s actions certainly made her a likely target and made it easy for the offender to steal her purse. Unlike precipitation, facilitation helps understand why one.

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