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An evidentialist account of hinges

  • Ram NetaEmail author
S.I.: Scepticism and Epistemic Angst
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Abstract

Wittgenstein’s On Certainty is sometimes read as providing a response to the skeptical puzzle from closure, according to which our commitment to the trustworthiness of our evidence is not itself evidentially grounded. In this paper, I argue both that this standard reading of Wittgenstein is incorrect, and that a more accurate reading of Wittgenstein provides us with a more plausible solution to the Closure Puzzle.

Keywords

Skepticism Pritchard Wittgenstein On Certainty Closure Evidence Brains in vats Wright 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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