Tough Love

Sometimes too much trust is exactly what our friends don’t need.  Post at Psychology Today.

This post is about whether we owe epistemic partiality to our friends, drawing on

Keller, Simon (2004): ‘Friendship and Belief’, Philosophical Papers, 33 (3):329-351.

Stroud, Sarah (2006): ‘Epistemic Partiality in Friendship’ Ethics 116 (3):498-524.

Hawley, Katherine (2012): ‘Partiality and Prejudice in Trusting‘, Synthese (9):1-17 (2012).  (Preprint available here.)