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Synthese

, Volume 189, Issue 2, pp 221-234

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Introduction

  • Annalisa ColivaAffiliated withDepartment of Linguistic and Cultural Studies, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Associate Director of COGITO Research Centre (Bologna) Email author 
  • , Sebastiano MoruzziAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy and Communication, University of Bologna, Member of COGITO Research Centre (Bologna)
  • , Giorgio VolpeAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy and Communication, University of Bologna, Member of COGITO Research Centre (Bologna)

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Abstract

This Introduction to the special issue on “Skepticism and Justification” provides a background to the nine articles collected here and a detailed summary of each, which highlights their interconnections and relevance to the debate at the heart of the issue.

Keywords

Justification Knowledge Evidentialism Skeptical arguments Principle of closure Transmission failure Easy knowledge Bootstrapping arguments Norms of assertion