TEM and the Theoretical Virtues
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This concluding chapter summarizes the case for TEM and revisits a point with which I began: namely, that TEM needn’t compete with every other modal epistemology; it can be a supplement, not a rival. To make this point clearer, I briefly discuss one essence-based modal epistemology, showing how TEM can deliver a key principle for that epistemology that might otherwise be difficult to defend.
KeywordsGeneral Kind Theoretical Virtue Modal Knowledge Modal Claim Total Theory
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