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Metaepistemology and Skepticism

Metaepistemology and Skepticism

by Richard A. Fumerton

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Overview

In this excellent treatment of the internalism-externalism debate in contemporary epistemology, Richard Fumerton explores its implications for traditional skeptical concerns. When one fully understands these implications, Fumerton argues, one will see philosophical usefulness of a foundationalism relying on acquaintance. Contending that the externalist response to skepticism is too quick and easy, Fumerton defends a version of internalism, but in doing so puts into stark relief the radically different alternatives for dealing with skepticism that our metaepistemological views force upon us.


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ISBN-13: 9780847681075
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/21/1995
Series: Studies in Epistemology and Cognitive Theory Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Richard A. Fumerton is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Iowa. He is the author of Metaphysical and Epistemological Problems of Perception and Reason and Morality: A Defense of the Egocentric Perspective

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