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Ad Infinitum: New Essays on Epistemological Infinitism

John Turri and Peter D. Klein

Abstract

Infinitism is an ancient view in epistemology about the structure of knowledge and epistemic justification. Infinitism has never been popular, and is often associated with skepticism, but after languishing for centuries, it has recently begun a resurgence. This book collects together fourteen chapters of cutting edge research on infinitism. The chapters shed new light on infinitism’s distinctive strengths and weaknesses and address questions, new and old, about infinitism’s account of justification, reasoning, epistemic responsibility, disagreement, and trust, among other important issues. Thi ... More

Keywords: knowledge, justification, skepticism, regress, infinitism, foundationalism, coherentism, reasoning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199609598
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609598.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Turri, editor
University of Waterloo, Canada

Peter D. Klein, editor
Rutgers University

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