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Philosophy from a Skeptical Perspective

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One of the questions that philosophers discuss is: How can we avoid, or at least reduce, errors when explaining the world? The skeptical answer to this question is: We cannot avoid errors since no statement is certain or even definitely plausible, but we can eliminate some past errors. This book advocates the skeptical position and discusses its practical applications in s ...more
Paperback, 163 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2008)
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Ietrio
Dec 10, 2016 rated it did not like it
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In the literary genre of philosophy are quite a few interesting lyrical inclined people. Agassi is not one of them. Yet he is still deeply disturbed by the formation of the Faculty of Philosophy. As for etymology, if sophia means a love for a good state paid salary and long vacations, the guy is right.

The logic employed is the same as in the case of the semi-illiterate old lady selling apples in the marketplace: "As mentioned in the previous chapter, we note that people sympathize not just with
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Marc
Apr 12, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: philosophy-101
Typical turgid tome; I am still wading through this one. Parts are good.
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