Philosophia

http://link.springer.com/journal/11406

List of Papers (Total 115)

Epistemic Consequentialism, Truth Fairies and Worse Fairies

Direct Epistemic Consequentialism faces the Truth Fairy. Indirect Epistemic Consequentialism promises to avoid this issue. But there are worse fairies than the Truth Fairy. There is the Worse Fairy. The case of the Worse Fairy helps demonstrate that epistemic consequentialists who would solve problems like the Truth Fairy by ‘going indirect’ face a dilemma.