Harman's hardness arguments

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Publication Type Manuscript
School or College College of Humanities
Department Philosophy
Creator Millgram, Elijah
Title Harman's hardness arguments
Date 1991-09
Description In "Change in View" Gilbert Harman produces arguments of the following pattern: Of two competing methods of belief revision, one is too hard; the other must therefore be the rational method. I will call arguments of this form hardness arguments. Hardness arguments are not, of course, peculiar to Harman; and considerations of this kind have recently become more popular in the philosophical literature. But Harman's hardness arguments provide an object lesson in the pitfalls of deploying such considerations.
Type Text
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
First Page 1
Last Page 31
Subject Philosophy;; Rationality; Reason; Cognition
Subject LCSH Cognition; Philosophy;; Reason
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Millgram, E. (1991). Harman's Hardness Arguments. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 72(3), 181-202
Rights Management (c)1991 Blackwell Publishing. The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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