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Pyrrhonian Reflections on Knowledge and Justification
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Pyrrhonian Reflections on Knowledge and Justification

Robert J. Fogelin

Abstract

This work addresses the following question: What would be the consequence of allowing a representative of ancient Pyrrhonian scepticism to become a party to contemporary debates in theory of knowledge? The conclusion of this work is that most of our contemporary epistemologists would fare badly in this encounter.

Keywords: Agrippa, Laurence BonJour, Roderick Chisholm, coherentism, Donald Davidson, foundationalism, Gettier problem, justification, knowledge, Pyrrhonism, Sextus Empiricus, skepticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780195089875
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195089871.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert J. Fogelin, author
Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
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