Sosa on scepticism [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Philosophical Studies 143 (3):397--405 (2009)
In my remarks, I discuss Sosa's attempt to deal with the sceptical threat posed by dreaming. Sosa explores two replies to the problem of dreaming scepticism. First, he argues that, on the imagination model of dreaming, dreaming does not threaten the safety of our beliefs. Second, he argues that knowledge does not require safety, but a weaker condition which is not threatened by dreaming skepticism. I raise questions about both elements of his reply.
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Ernest Sosa (2007/2009). A Virtue Epistemology. Oxford University Press.
Ernest Sosa (1997). Reflective Knowledge in the Best Circles. Journal of Philosophy 94 (8):410-430.
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