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Philip Atkins
Temple University
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Anthony Brueckner and Jon Altschul suggest a version of skepticism according to which the skeptic posits a distinct skeptical hypothesis for each external world proposition that a person claims to know. In a recent issue of this journal, Eric Yang argues against this piecemeal approach. In this note, I show that Yang’s argument against piecemeal skepticism is fallacious.
Keywords piecemeal skepticism   external world skepticism   skeptical hypothesis   brains in a vat
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DOI 10.1163/22105700-006011231
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