Philosophy of Science 57 (1):44-59 (1990)

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Larry Laudan
University of Texas at Austin
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Normative naturalism is a view about the status of epistemology and philosophy of science; it is a meta-epistemology. It maintains that epistemology can both discharge its traditional normative role and nonetheless claim a sensitivity to empirical evidence. The first sections of this essay set out the central tenets of normative naturalism, both in its epistemic and its axiological dimensions; later sections respond to criticisms of that species of naturalism from Gerald Doppelt, Jarrett Leplin and Alex Rosenberg
Keywords Philosophy of Science   Realism   Epistemology   Naturalism
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DOI 10.1086/289530
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