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Radical Scepticism

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets out a radical sceptical argument: (S1) I am unable to know the denials of radical sceptical hypotheses. (S2) If I am unable to know the denials of radical sceptical hypotheses, then ... More


Motivating Epistemological Disjunctivist Neo-Mooreanism

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that what is missing from the simpleminded version of epistemological disjunctivist neo-Mooreanism is an account of why the extent to which one needs to cite an independent ... More


Mooreanism

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents a three-part response to radical scepticism, a response which mirrors in key respects the ‘commonsense’ proposal often ascribed to G. E. Moore (and which is regarded with almost ... More


Concluding Remarks

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter summarizes the discussions in Part 3 of the book. It has been shown that epistemological disjunctivism can be successfully applied to the problem of radical scepticism, at least provided ... More


Scepticism

Bimal Krishna Matilal

in Perception: An Essay on Classical Indian Theories of Knowledge

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239765
eISBN:
9780191680014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239765.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Uncompromising empiricism leads to scepticism. One can stop short of the sceptical route by making some sort of a compromise. But compromises need not always be degrading or scandalous. The question ... More


Contemporary Neo-Mooreanism

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses on neo-Moorean views, positions which mirror the Moorean anti-sceptical view while differing on crucial details. Like Mooreanism, neo-Mooreanism confronts the radical sceptical ... More


Turning-Point (1570–1600)

JONATHAN I. ISRAEL

in European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism 1550–1750

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198219286
eISBN:
9780191678332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219286.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

When the Jews were allowed to return to central and western Europe, the trends which were prevalent across the west of Poland from the 1570s were to experience a crucial shift. Such represented a ... More


Consolidation (1600–1620)

JONATHAN I. ISRAEL

in European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism 1550–1750

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198219286
eISBN:
9780191678332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219286.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The construction of various models of society and the state that veered away from the concepts of traditional theology were mainly rooted in radical scepticism. Bodin played no small part in this ... More


Radical Scepticism and ‘Private’ Language

Genia Schönbaumsfeld

in The Illusion of Doubt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198783947
eISBN:
9780191826597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783947.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter shows that if we accept the view that knowledge of the facts may never be possible, then we cannot immunize knowledge of the content of ‘appearances’ against radical sceptical doubt ... More


The Illusion of Doubt

Genia Schönbaumsfeld

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198783947
eISBN:
9780191826597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783947.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book shows that radical scepticism is an illusion generated by a Cartesian picture of our evidential situation—the view that my epistemic grounds in both the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’ cases must be ... More


The ‘Default View’ of Perceptual Reasons and ‘Closure-Based’ Sceptical Arguments

Genia Schönbaumsfeld

in The Illusion of Doubt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198783947
eISBN:
9780191826597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783947.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is a commonly accepted assumption in contemporary epistemology that we need to find a solution to ‘closure-based’ sceptical arguments, and hence to the ‘scepticism or closure’ dilemma. In this ... More


Epistemic Entitlement

Peter J. Graham and Nikolaj J. L. L. Pedersen (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198713524
eISBN:
9780191781940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713524.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, American Philosophy

This volume collects new work on epistemic entitlement partly motivated by Tyler Burge’s and Crispin Wright’s seemingly identical distinctions between two forms of warrant: entitlement and ... More


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