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FAITH AND EPISTEMOLOGY

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
2018 Episteme: A journal of individual and social epistemology  
Faith is unjustified, and issues into unjustified beliefs, when the apparent epistemic shortcomings are actual; it is justified when the epistemic worries are unfounded.Virtuous faith is central to a great  ...  One upshot of my project will be that an intuitively appealing neutrality ideal for education and discourse is untenable.  ...  People who aren't skeptics about reasoningi.e., pretty much everybodyput faith in reasoning anyway. It counts as faith because circular reasoning is uncomfortable, even when it is cogent.  ... 
doi:10.1017/epi.2018.30 fatcat:rusv2vgmmvghfii35wtp4wf4ra

The Influence of Partisan Motivated Reasoning on Public Opinion

Toby Bolsen, James N. Druckman, Fay Lomax Cook
2013 Political Behavior  
Citizens may support (oppose) policies that they would otherwise oppose (support) in the absence of an endorsement from a political party-this is due in large part to what is called partisan motivated  ...  Nonetheless, a longstanding concern is that partisan identification slants decision-making.  ...  Participants in all of the conditions in which support for the Act was shown to be based on partisan motivated reasoningi.e. all same party, different party, and consensus bipartisan endorsement conditions  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11109-013-9238-0 fatcat:svsd7wsqhrde3kthg3kuxsu73u

No Small World: Visions and Revisions of World Literature

Michael Thomas Carroll
1998 College composition and communication  
At this point, however, Haroun's knowledge about stories is, in Sufi terminology, an "intellectual" knowledge, based as it is on empirical evidence and deductive reasoningi.e., if the real world is magical  ...  However, since we wanted to know approximately (rather than not at all) what Menchü was thinking, we were prepared to risk the distortion.  ...  Saladin's speech is so powerful that he doesn't have to open his mouth.  ... 
doi:10.2307/358566 fatcat:nw7r6vr3irdrbnftcpeuxuwe34

Robust multiplicity with a grain of naiveté

Aviad Heifetz, Willemien Kets
2018 Theoretical Economics  
In particular, for a class of models, every strict Bayesian-Nash equilibrium is robust.  ...  In an important paper, Weinstein and Yildiz (2007) show that no refinement is robust to perturbations of high-order beliefs.  ...  Experiments suggest that the standard assumption in game theory that players have an infinite depth of reasoningi.e., that they form beliefs about payoffs, about others' beliefs about payoffs, about the  ... 
doi:10.3982/te2098 fatcat:72w67lwxyzcqpgwdq4htkxp2iu

The Limits of Normative Naturalism [article]

Jesse Hambly, University, The Australian National
2020
The essence of my argument is that Analytic Normative Naturalists can't capture the way normative concepts are supposed to feature in our practices of decision-making, advice and criticism.  ...  Normative judgements - judgements about what we and others ought and have reason to do, believe, intend, and so on - are a ubiquitous and probably inescapable part of our lives.  ...  24 One issue for this account of the basing relation is whether it can make sense of enkratic reasoningi.e. basing a decision to φ on the belief that one ought to φ. claim would be false.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5f4e2391b6823 fatcat:5axqhbx2srgudcf37l5giltiva

The primacy of the ethical in a cosmopolitan education : Fukushima Daiichi and other global risks

Hannah Spector
2013
as is the content of what she writes.  ...  In writing upon judgment, I turn to Hannah Arendt whose style of writing about totalitarianism and its antithesis, freedom, is just as important for understanding what it means to judge and to act responsibly  ...  Must reason's reasoningi.e., "the heart has its reasons that reason cannot understand" (Pascal as cited Cherkasova, 2008, p. 76 )sever the head from the heart?  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0073809 fatcat:3l5xpwcxinbbbcx2hm5ayjeffi

Visualization of construction management data

Chao-Ying Chiu
2011
Data visualization is a promising technology to enhance current reporting by creating a CM data visualization environment integrated within a CM information system.  ...  One way to address this need is to improve the data reporting capability of a construction management information system, which traditionally focuses mainly on using tabular/textual reports.  ...  Of many helps I received during this journey, my deepest gratefulness is to my research advisor Professor Alan Russell.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0049598 fatcat:yzmh5ghwvfbh5pcduouqb5mdzq