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By Allan Hazlett

Skepticism continues to be a imperative and defining factor in epistemology, and within the wider culture of Western philosophy. to higher comprehend the modern place of this significant philosophical topic, Allan Hazlett introduces quite a number themes, including:

• historical skepticism
• skeptical arguments within the paintings of Hume and Descartes
• Cartesian skepticism in modern epistemology
• anti-skeptical innovations, together with Mooreanism, nonclosure, and contextualism
• extra types of skepticism
• the sensible results of Cartesian skepticism

Presenting a complete survey of the foremost difficulties, arguments, and theories, including extra readings, A severe creation to Skepticism is a perfect advisor for college students and students seeking to know the way skepticism is shaping epistemology today.

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