Tag Archives: Epistemic regress problem

AGRIPPAN PROBLEMS (pages 259-282)

Robb DUNPHY ABSTRACT: In this article I consider Sextus’ account of the Five Modes and of the Two Modes in his Outlines of Pyrrhonism. I suggest that from these we can derive the basic form of a number of different problems which I refer to as “Agrippan problems,” where this category includes both the epistemic regress problem and the problem ... Read More »

MENO’S PARADOX IS AN EPISTEMIC REGRESS PROBLEM (pages 107-120)

Andrew CLING ABSTRACT: I give an interpretation according to which Meno’s paradox is an epistemic regress problem. The paradox is an argument for skepticism assuming that (1) acquired knowledge about an object X requires prior knowledge about what X is and (2) any knowledge must be acquired. (1) is a principle about having reasons for knowledge and about the epistemic ... Read More »

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