Skepticism and Perception

Baron Reed

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Perception

Published in print July 2015 | ISBN: 9780199600472
Published online June 2014 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

Skepticism and Perception

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A variety of arguments for and against skepticism with respect to perception are presented and evaluated. The skeptical arguments are drawn from the Academics, the Pyrrhonists, and Descartes. Anti-skeptical responses considered include Moorean common sense, dogmatism, and externalism.

Keywords: perception; skepticism; scepticism; knowledge; justification; ancient skepticism; Cartesian skepticism; foundationalism; dogmatism

Article.  8419 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Philosophy of Mind

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