A Critical Introduction to Skepticism (Bloomsbury Critical by Allan Hazlett

By Allan Hazlett

Skepticism is still a critical and defining factor in epistemology, and within the wider culture of Western philosophy. to higher comprehend the modern place of this crucial philosophical topic, Allan Hazlett introduces more than a few subject matters, including:

• historic skepticism
• skeptical arguments within the paintings of Hume and Descartes
• Cartesian skepticism in modern epistemology
• anti-skeptical suggestions, together with Mooreanism, nonclosure, and contextualism
• extra kinds of skepticism
• the sensible outcomes of Cartesian skepticism

Presenting a accomplished survey of the major difficulties, arguments, and theories, including extra readings, A severe creation to Skepticism is a perfect consultant for college kids and students trying to know the way skepticism is shaping epistemology today.

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