Pyrrhonian Skepticism Meets Speech-Act Theory

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This paper applies speech-act theory to craft a new response to Pyrrhonian skepticism and diagnose its appeal. Carefully distinguishing between different levels of language-use and noting their interrelations can help us identify a subtle mistake in a key Pyrrhonian argument
Keywords assertion   persuasion   Pyrrhonism   knowledge   speech acts   skepticism   belief
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DOI 10.1163/221057011X588037
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Knowledge and Suberogatory Assertion.John Turri - 2013 - Philosophical Studies (3):1-11.
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