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Absolute Reality and Dissociation

Nicholas Jardine

in The Scenes of Inquiry: On the Reality of Questions in the Sciences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250395
eISBN:
9780191681288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250395.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter gives an account of the absolute reality of questions regarding the amenability in principle to evidential considerations. It shows that the historical diversity of styles of inquiry in ... More


External World Skepticism and the Structure of Epistemic Entitlement

Michael Williams

in The Possibility of Philosophical Understanding: Reflections on the Thought of Barry Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195381658
eISBN:
9780199918317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381658.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General, History of Philosophy

The most important skeptical arguments divide into two families: Agrippan and Cartesian. Arguments in the first family centering on the threat of a vicious regress of justification. Those in the ... More


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