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Will Fleisher

McDonnell Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology
PhD, Rutgers University
research interests:
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Mind
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mailing address:

  • Washington University
  • Campus Box 1073
  • One Brookings Drive
  • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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Will Fleisher's recent work concerns what attitude it is rational to have toward one's favored theory during the course of inquiry. I argue that it is often irrational to believe one's favored theory; instead, the appropriate attitude is one that I call endorsement.

He continues to pursue research on endorsement, and also has a research project involving virtue epistemology and reliabilism. In addition, he is interested in fragmented mental states and decision-making.