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Contemporary Skepticism

Duncan Pritchard

in Philosophy

ISBN: 9780195396577
Published online May 2010 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/obo/9780195396577-0109
Contemporary Skepticism

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The problem of skepticism is one of the key topics in philosophy, both in terms of the history of the subject and the contemporary literature. This entry focuses on the contemporary discussion, which has tended to be largely concerned with the particular skeptical question of whether widespread knowledge of the world is possible.

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Subjects: Philosophy ; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art ; Epistemology ; Feminist Philosophy ; History of Western Philosophy ; Metaphysics ; Moral Philosophy ; Non-Western Philosophy ; Philosophy of Language ; Philosophy of Law ; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic ; Philosophy of Mind ; Philosophy of Religion ; Philosophy of Science ; Social and Political Philosophy

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