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Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Philosophy and Humanities


This paper is a defense of moral evidentialism, the view that we have a moral obligation to form the doxastic attitude that is best supported by our evidence. I will argue that two popular arguments against moral evidentialism are weak. I will also argue that our commitments to the moral evaluation of actions require us to take doxastic obligations seriously.

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Ryan, Sharon (2015). In Defense of Moral Evidentialism. Logos and Episteme 6 (4):405-427

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