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    Logical knowledge and ordinary reasoning

    Besson, Corine (2012) Logical knowledge and ordinary reasoning. Philosophical Studies 158 (1), pp. 59-82. ISSN 0031-8116.

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    Abstract

    This paper argues that the prominent accounts of logical knowledge have the consequence that they conflict with ordinary reasoning. On these accounts knowing a logical principle, for instance, is having a disposition to infer according to it. These accounts in particular conflict with so-called ‘reasoned change in view’, where someone does not infer according to a logical principle but revise their views instead. The paper also outlines a propositional account of logical knowledge which does not conflict with ordinary reasoning.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): logical knowledge, change in view, dispositions, propositions
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Corine Besson
    Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2012 17:25
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:58
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/5186

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