Synthese 163 (2):175-185 (2008)

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Scott Aikin
Vanderbilt University
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I will assume here the defenses of epistemic infinitism are adequate and inquire as to the variety standpoints within the view. I will argue that infinitism has three varieties depending on the strength of demandingness of the infinitist requirement and the purity of its conception of epistemic justification, each of which I will term strong pure, strong impure, and weak impure infinitisms. Further, I will argue that impure infinitisms have the dialectical advantage.
Keywords Philosophy   Philosophy of Language   Metaphysics   Epistemology   Logic
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