Foundationalist Theories of Epistemic Justification

[Revised entry by Ali Hasan and Richard Fumerton on October 24, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Foundationalism is a view about the structure of justification or knowledge.
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[Revised entry by Ali Hasan and Richard Fumerton on October 24, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Foundationalism is a view about the structure of justification or knowledge. The foundationalist's thesis in short is that all knowledge or justified belief rest ultimately on a foundation of noninferential knowledge or justified belief. A little reflection suggests that the vast majority of the propositions we know or justifiably believe have that status only...

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