A luxury of the understanding : on the value of true belief

Allan Hazlett challenges the philosophical assumption of the value of true belief. He critiques the view that true belief is better for us than false belief, and the view that truth is 'the aim of belief'. An alternative picture is provided, on which the fact that some people love truth is...

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Main Author: Hazlett, Allan
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
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Summary:Allan Hazlett challenges the philosophical assumption of the value of true belief. He critiques the view that true belief is better for us than false belief, and the view that truth is 'the aim of belief'. An alternative picture is provided, on which the fact that some people love truth is all there is to 'the value of true belief'
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191761164