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Dr. Marvin Backes

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Areas of Research

Epistemology, Metaethics, Metaphysics


  • ”Should Moral Intuitionism Go Social?” (with Matti Eklund and Eliot Michaelson) Noûs, forthcoming. 
  • ”Epistemic Justification: Probability, Normalcy, and the Functional Theory”, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming.
  • “Can Groups be Genuine Believers? The Argument From Interpretationism”, Synthese, 2021.
  • “Epistemology and the Law: Why There is No Epistemic Mileage in Legal Cases”, Philosophical Studies, 2020.
  • “Normalcy, Justification, and the Easy-Defeat Problem”, Philosophical Studies, 2019.
  • “A Bitter Pill for Closure”, Synthese, 2019.

More information can be found on my website https://marvinbackes.com.