How to be a capacitist

Kelp, C. (2023) How to be a capacitist. Synthese, 201(5), 169. (doi: 10.1007/s11229-023-04143-0)

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Capacitism is the view that capacities come first in epistemological theorising: they are explanatorily basic and key epistemic phenomena are to be analysed in terms of capacities. This paper develops a problem for capacitism and outlines a motivated way of solving it.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:The research for this paper was supported by a grant from the Swiss National Science (SNF No. 100012M_200737/1).
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kelp, Professor Christoph
Authors: Kelp, C.
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Humanities > Philosophy
Journal Name:Synthese
ISSN (Online):1573-0964
Published Online:04 May 2023
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2023 The Author
First Published:First published in Synthese 201(5): 169
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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