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Classical Foundationalism

Ernest Sosa

in Reflective Knowledge

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199217250
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191696053 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217250.003.0002
Classical Foundationalism

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This chapter considers in some depth the problem for classical foundationalism. A solution emerges in due course, one that rejects that traditional, internalist version of foundationalism, in favour of an externalist virtue-based alternative. Cost/benefit analysis is then performed.

Keywords: Moore; classical foundationalism; internalism; externalism

Chapter.  6269 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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