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Kant on Doxastic Voluntarism and its Implications for the Ethics of Belief

Type of publication Peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Contribution to book (peer-reviewed)
Author Cohen Alix,
Project Imagination, Emotion and Value
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Contribution to book (peer-reviewed)

Book Kant Yearbook (forthcoming 2013)
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Publisher n/a, n/a
Title of proceedings Kant Yearbook (forthcoming 2013)


This paper sets out to show that Kant’s account of cognition can be used to rescue epistemic responsibility from the double threat of either being committed to implausible versions of doxastic voluntarism, or failing to account for a sufficiently robust connection between the will and belief.