[SydPhil] Reminder: Alejandro Carballo @ Mon 20 Aug 13:00 - 14:30 (Current Projects)

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Title: Alejandro Carballo
"Stability and epistemic value"

An epistemic state is stable, relative to a particular proposition, to the  
extent that the degree of belief it assigns to that proposition is  
invariant under counterfactual suppositions. I will argue that stability,  
thus understood, is an epistemic good. All else equal, epistemic states  
that are stable are better, epistemically, than those that are not. I will  
then sketch a way of using stability as in order to evaluate questions from  
an epistemic perspective, and derivatively to evaluate conceptual resources  
in terms of the questions they allow us to formulate.
When: Mon 20 Aug 13:00 – 14:30 Eastern Time - Melbourne, Sydney
Where: Philosophy Common Room, A 14, USyd
Calendar: Current Projects
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