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Scepticism Inc

Bo Fowler

Scepticism Inc

by Bo Fowler

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 1998.

StatementBo Fowler
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24613703M
ISBN 10009927468X
ISBN 109780099274681
OCLC/WorldCa45236710

Scepticism as a philosophical term is as old as the Greeks but has more recently been advanced by Montaigne, Descartes and Hume. To these, what little we know that seems certain is based on observation and habit as opposed to any logical or scientific necessity. Thus, sceptical views relate Brand: Bloomsbury Academic. May 07,  · The Sceptics is the first comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of Greek scepticism, from the beginnings of epistemology with Xenophanes, to the final full development of Pyrrhonism as presented in the work of Sextus Empiricus. Tracing the evolution of scepticism from B.C to Brand: Taylor & Francis.

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Skepticism is not simply about "debunking" as is commonly charged. Skepticism is about redirecting attention, influence, and funding away from worthless superstitions and popular misinformation, and toward projects and ideas that are evidenced to be beneficial to humanity and to the world. The scientific method is central to skepticism. Reliabilist accounts of knowledge are widely seen as having the resources for blocking sceptical arguments, since these arguments appear to rely on assumptions about the nature of knowledge that are rendered illegitimate by reliabilist accounts. In Scepticism and Reliable Belief José L. Zalabardo assesses the main arguments against the possibility of knowledge, and challenges their consensus.


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