Skepticism and a Foundation of Certainty
Part of the Philosophical Studies Series in Philosophy book series (PSSP, volume 18)
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The main task of Part I is to evaluate arguments for three instantiations of the skeptical schema which I have called ‘skeptical thesis M1S’, that is ‘moderate1 skepticism about ø’s.’
KeywordsProbability Sense Preceding Argument Empirical Statement Skeptical Argument Probability Calculus
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- 3.C.I. Lewis, ‘The Bases of Empirical Knowledge’, in Chisholm and Swartz (eds.), op. cit., p. 137Google Scholar
- 4.See Lewis, An Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation, pp. 303–306Google Scholar
- 5.N. Goodman, ‘Sense and Certainty’, Philosophical Review 61 (1952). Reprinted in Chisholm and Swartz (eds.), op.cit., p. 361Google Scholar
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