Philosophical Studies 174 (6):1561-1581 (2017)

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Daniel J. Miller
West Virginia University
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This paper draws attention to a fundamental problem for a version of the tracing strategy defended by a number of theorists in the current literature (Rosen 2004, Fischer and Tognazzini 2009). I argue that versions of the tracing strategy that require reasonable foreseeability are in tension with the view that blameless ignorance excuses. A stronger version of the tracing strategy is consistent with the view that blameless ignorance excuses and is therefore preferable for those tracing theorists who wish to continue maintaining that it does.
Keywords Tracing  Ignorance  Foreseeability  Epistemic Condition
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