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Should We Believe Philosophical Claims on Testimony?

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JournalProceedings of the Aristotelian Society
DateAccepted/In press - 5 Mar 2019
DatePublished (current) - 1 Jul 2019
Issue number2
Volume119
Pages (from-to)105-125
Original languageEnglish

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This paper considers whether we should believe philosophical claims on the basis of testimony in light of related debates about aesthetic and moral testimony. It is argued that we should not believe philosophical claims on testimony, and different explanations of why we should not are considered. It is suggested that the reason why we should not believe philosophical claims on testimony might be that philosophy is not truth-directed.

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