Apresentação de João Pinheiro.
It will be hypothesized that there is an internal relation between true contents and their evolutionary success conditions – the True-Fit Hypothesis (TFH).
We will start by showing how the TFH can be derived from within the roughly pragmatic Interactivist Theory-Model of Functions applied to contents as truth-bearers, while emphasis will be given to beliefs qua representations as vehicles of contents.
Then, the TFH will be shown to be able to ground one Evolutionary Argument (EA) for a hard version of Reliabilism that takes natural selection to be a reliable process (it produces Knowledge and/or is a warrantor of Epistemic Justification). This will be done by first
undercutting the usual rebutting of EAs while offering an interpretation of the evidence whereby the TFH is strongly supported.
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