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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 January 2020

Michael G. Titelbaum*
Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA


What goes wrong, from a rational point of view, when an agent’s beliefs change while her evidence remains constant? I canvass a number of answers to this question suggested by recent literature, then identify some desiderata I would like any potential answer to meet. Finally, I suggest that the rational problem results from the undermining of reasoning processes (and possibly other epistemic processes) that are necessarily extended in time.

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