Chapter 7. Reflections on Cognitive and Epistemic Diversity: Can a Stich in Time Save Quine?

  1. Dominic Murphy Senior Lecturer1 and
  2. Michael Bishop Professor2
  1. Michael Bishop Professor

Published Online: 14 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308709.ch7

Stich: And His Critics

Stich: And His Critics

How to Cite

Bishop, M. (2009) Reflections on Cognitive and Epistemic Diversity: Can a Stich in Time Save Quine?, in Stich: And His Critics (eds D. Murphy and M. Bishop), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308709.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The University of Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    Florida State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Florida State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112079

Online ISBN: 9781444308709

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Keywords:

  • cognitive and epistemic diversity reflections - can a Stich in time save Quine;
  • Stich's Epistemology - Stich's view of two empirical hypotheses;
  • cognitive diversity - significant and systematic differences in how different people reason about the world;
  • epistemic diversity - significant and systematic differences in epistemic concepts, judgments, and practices different people employ in evaluating cognition;
  • cognitive diversity challenge;
  • two arguments against analytic epistemology;
  • pragmatism and experimental philosophy;
  • role of intuitions in epistemology - epistemic intuitions taken to be basic sources of evidence;
  • a critique - pragmatic virtues of reliabilism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Stich's Epistemology

  • A Brief Digression: The Role of Intuitions in Epistemology

  • A Critique: The Pragmatic Virtues of Reliabilism

  • Conclusion

  • References