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Testimony, Credulity, and Veracity

Robert Audi

in The Epistemology of Testimony

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199276011
eISBN:
9780191706110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276011.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter concerns the nature of testimony, its relation to belief, justification, and knowledge, and its status as a source of all three. It argues that testimony-based beliefs are ... More


Knowledge Without Evidence

José L. Zalabardo

in Scepticism and Reliable Belief

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656073
eISBN:
9780191742132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656073.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents an account of non-inferential knowledge. It argues that non-inferential knowledge can take two forms. The first is truth tracking. The chapter follows Sherrilyn Roush in using a ... More


Scepticism's Self-Refutation

John Finnis

in Reason in Action: Collected Essays Volume I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580057
eISBN:
9780191729379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580057.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

First principles, whether theoretical or practical, cannot be demonstrated, but can be defended successfully against objections by arguments of the broad kind known to Plato and Aristotle as ... More


The Foundational Problem of Logic

Gila Sher

in Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198768685
eISBN:
9780191822032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768685.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Unlike empirical science and mathematics, logic has rarely received a systematic theoretical foundation. The chapter argues that the foundational problem of logic is a methodological problem, due to ... More


Introduction: Scepticism and Perceptual Justification

Dylan Dodd and Elia Zardini

in Scepticism and Perceptual Justification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199658343
eISBN:
9780191760983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658343.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The introduction sketches the historical roots and intellectual challenge of scepticism, and introduces some of its several connections with fundamental philosophical issues that have provoked much ... More


Conclusion

Eli Alshanetsky

in Articulating a Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198785880
eISBN:
9780191881411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785880.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Once we are done articulating the thought, we can easily articulate it again, using different words with the same meaning. But the thought may become difficult to articulate again, with time. In many ... More


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