Mikael Janvid

Defeasibility in Philosophy

Knowledge, Agency, Responsibility, and the Law

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Edité par Marcus Willaschek
Edité par Hannes Ole Matthiessen
Edité par Mikael Janvid
Edité par Claudia Blöser
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

Defeasibility, most generally speaking, means that given some set of conditions A, something else B will hold, unless or until defeating conditions C apply. While the term was introduced into philosophy by legal philosopher H.L.A. Hart in 1949, today, the concept of defeasibility is employed in many different areas of philosophy. This volume for the first time brings together contributions on defeasibility from epistemology (Mikael Janvid, Klemens Kappel, Hannes Ole Matthiessen, Marcus Willas ...