Fallibilism, Underdetermination, and Skepticism

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199585861
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595332 | DOI:
Fallibilism, Underdetermination, and Skepticism

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This chapter raises the question of whether the standard sceptical argument requires the denial of fallibilism about justification; roughly, the view that justifying evidence for P entails P. The answer is: ‘Probably’.

Keywords: undetermination; closure; justification; fallibilism; ~SK

Chapter.  3130 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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