Skepticism

[Revised entry by Peter Klein on June 2, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Much of epistemology has arisen either in defense of, or in opposition to, various forms of
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[Revised entry by Peter Klein on June 2, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Much of epistemology has arisen either in defense of, or in opposition to, various forms of skepticism. Indeed, one could classify various theories of knowledge by their responses to skepticism. For example, rationalists could be viewed as skeptical about the possibility of empirical knowledge while not being skeptical with regard to a priori knowledge, and empiricists could be seen as skeptical about the possibility of a priori knowledge but not so with regard to empirical...

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