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Friday, January 10, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Jennifer Nagel
University of Toronto

The Value of Reasoning in Epistemic Justification

When and why does it matter whether we can give an explicit justification for what we believe? This paper examines these questions in the light of recent empirical work on the social functions served by our capacity to reason, in particular, Mercier and Sperber’s argumentative theory of reasoning.

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HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities
Room 334
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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