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Scepticism and Reliable Belief
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Scepticism and Reliable Belief

José L. Zalabardo

Abstract

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. The goal of this book is to assess the main arguments against the possibility of knowledge, and its conclusions challenge this consensus. The book articulates and defends a theory of knowledge that belongs firmly in the truth-tracking tradition, and argues that although the theory has the resources for blocking the main standard lines of sceptical reas ... More

Keywords: knowledge, scepticism, truth-tracking, probability, transmission, closure, realism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199656073
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656073.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

José L. Zalabardo, author
University College London

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