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Introduction: When a Sceptical Hypothesis is Live

Bryan Frances

in Scepticism Comes Alive

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780199282135
Published online October 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602917 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199282137.003.0001
Introduction: When a Sceptical Hypothesis is Live

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This book’s topic is introduced via a brief discussion of what is often found objectionable in traditional forms of scepticism. Some of the more interesting features of Live Scepticism, the theory presented in this book, are listed. Finally, an outline of the remainder of the book is given.

Keywords: scepticism; experts; error; belief eliminativism; contextualism; reliabilism; relevant alternatives; scientific hypothesis; knowledge; defeaters

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Subjects: Metaphysics

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