March 4, 2017

A Critical Introduction to Skepticism (Bloomsbury Critical by Allan Hazlett

By Allan Hazlett

Skepticism continues to be a imperative and defining factor in epistemology, and within the wider culture of Western philosophy. to higher comprehend the modern place of this crucial philosophical topic, Allan Hazlett introduces a variety of themes, including:

• old skepticism
• skeptical arguments within the paintings of Hume and Descartes
• Cartesian skepticism in modern epistemology
• anti-skeptical thoughts, together with Mooreanism, nonclosure, and contextualism
• extra kinds of skepticism
• the sensible results of Cartesian skepticism

Presenting a accomplished survey of the most important difficulties, arguments, and theories, including extra readings, A severe advent to Skepticism is a perfect advisor for college students and students seeking to know the way skepticism is shaping epistemology today.

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