Local & Global Experts

Contemporary epistemology is replete with principles of expert deference. Epistemologists have claimed that you should treat the chances, your future selves, your rational self, and your epistemic peers as experts. What this means is that you should try to align your credences with theirs. There are lots of ways you might try to align your credences with those of some expert function. (That expert function could be the chances, or it could be your future credences, or something else altogether.


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