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a big factor in epistemology matters the resource of epistemic normativity. Epistemic consequentialism continues that epistemic norms are actual norms in advantage of ways during which they're conducive to epistemic worth, no matter what epistemic worth might be. So, for instance, the epistemic consequentialist may well say that it's a norm that ideals can be constant, in that protecting constant ideals is how to in achieving the epistemic price of accuracy. Thus
epistemic consequentialism is structurally just like the family members of consequentialist perspectives in ethics. lately, philosophers from either formal epistemology and conventional epistemology have proven curiosity in one of these view. In formal epistemology, there was specific curiosity in considering of
epistemology as one of those selection concept the place rather than maximizing anticipated software one maximizes anticipated epistemic application. In conventional epistemology, there was specific curiosity in a number of types of reliabilism approximately justification and even if such perspectives are analogous to—and so face comparable difficulties to—versions of consequentialism in ethics. This quantity provides probably the most fresh paintings on those subject matters in addition to others relating to epistemic consequentialism, by
authors which are sympathetic to the view and people who are serious of it.

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