In 2004, I explained the absurdity of Moore-paradoxical belief via the syllogism (Williams 2004): (1) All circumstances that justify me in believing that p are circumstances that tend to make me believe that p. (2) All circumstances that tend to make me believe that p are circumstances that justify me in believing that I believe that p. (3) All circumstances that justify me in believing that p are circumstances that justify me in believing that I believe that p.
Moore, Paradox, Belief, Brueckner
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WILLIAMS, John N..(2009). Justifying Circumstances and Moore-Paradoxical Beliefs: A Response to Brueckner. Analysis, 69(3), 490-496.
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