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Some Comfort for the Closure Skeptic

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199585861
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595332 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0036
Some Comfort for the Closure Skeptic

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This chapter addresses a recent challenge from Marian David and Ted Warfield: Can you state a closure principle that is both plausible and usable in a sceptical argument that applies to every putative knower? They argue ‘No’ while the author replies ‘Yes’.

Keywords: closure; Marian David; Ted Warfield; positioned to know; justification

Chapter.  4099 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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