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Brett Yardley

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Trust and Perspectivalism in the History of Epistemology: Testimony and After Certainty digital
format: Article | RIVISTA DI FILOSOFIA NEO-SCOLASTICA - 2020 - 1
Year: 2020
Robert Pasnau’s After Certainty tells a story about the history of epistemology from Aristotle to Hume through the establishment of epistemic ideals and their subsequent loosening when those ideals cannot be reached. Settling for less and less epistemic confidence, the epistemic quest leads fortunately not to skepticism but unfortunately to the impossibility of certainty. My aim is not to replace asnau’s story of epistemology but to highlight the presuppositions which determine his «dismal verdict» before proposing a switch in perspective...
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