SCEPTICISM. BARRY STROUD there has been a philosophical prohlem about our knowledge to show how or why scepticism about the external world. Barry Stroud. University of California, Berkeley. Abstract. This book raises questions about the nature of philosophy by examining the source and significance of. Reviews. STROUD, BARRY : The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism . Clarendon Press. xiv + pp. The main burden of this book is to argue that.
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Bibliographic Information Print publication date: The Problem of the External World. This book raises questions about the nature of philosophy by examining the source and significance of one central philosophical problem: Rob rated it really liked it Feb 12, Spoust1 rated it really liked it Dec 24, A fantastically patient account of scepticism countering challenges to scepticism throughout modern philosophy.
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Overview Description Reviews and Awards. This book examines the sceptical thesis that we can know nothing about the physical world around us. As a realist myself I began to see what the missing ingredient might be in each attempt to ground knowledge in reality, so the steady, in-depth critique the author provides helped me refine or revise my own thinking on the matter.
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