Allan Hazlett's A Critical Introduction to Skepticism (Bloomsbury Critical PDF

By Allan Hazlett

Skepticism continues to be a vital and defining factor in epistemology, and within the wider culture of Western philosophy. to raised comprehend the modern place of this significant philosophical topic, Allan Hazlett introduces quite a number subject matters, including:

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

Presenting a complete survey of the main difficulties, arguments, and theories, including extra readings, A severe advent to Skepticism is a perfect consultant for college kids and students trying to know the way skepticism is shaping epistemology today.

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