The Realm of Reason develops a new, general theory of what it is for a thinker to be entitled to form a given belief. The theory locates entitlement in the nexus of relations between truth, content, and understanding. Peacocke formulates three principles of rationalism that articulate this conception. The principles imply that all entitlement has a component that is justificationally independent of experience. The resulting position is thus a form of rationalism, generalized to all kinds of content. To show how these ...

The Realm of Reason 2005, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199270736

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The Realm of Reason 2004, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199270729