Skepticism

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Lesson

The fundamental idea of skepticism is that no one can know anything. Augustine this statement contradicts itself because the skeptic is claiming that you can know that you can't know anything.

Outline

Augustinian Philosophy

Part 7
 

VII. Skepticism

A. Self-contradictory

1. No one can know anything.

2. Do you know this?

B. If I am wrong, I still am.

1. One thing that everyone knows

2. Solipsism

3. Comparison to Descartes

Assessment

Name Description
1 History of Philosophy and Christian Thought - Quiz 31

History of Philosophy and Christian Thought - Quiz 31

Duration

10 min

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