Category: Epistemology

November 19, 2018 0

The Scope of Knowledge

By Felso

The far more difficult problem is that an inference to the best explanation defeats the sceptic only if we can…

November 19, 2018 0

The Scope of Knowledge

By Felso

I must admit that I have never seen three people or objects that disconfirm the example regarding tallness, but imagine…

November 19, 2018 0

The Scope of Knowledge

By Felso

A yet more contemporary response, contextualism, builds upon the previous one by agreeing that we do not know that we…

November 19, 2018 0

The Nature of Knowledge – 1

By Felso

If justification is irrelevant to knowledge, we may wonder at the epistemologist’s obsession with the notion. There are several explanations.…

November 1, 2018 0

The Structure of Knowledge

By Felso

In responding to the charge of circularity, we should note first that the argument defending inference to the best explanation…