Croatian Journal of Philosophy

Volume 3, Issue 2, 2003

Nikola Grahek
Pages 145-153

Austin and the Very Idea of the Theory of Knowledge

Austin’s destructive contextualist criticism of the theory of knowledge, as grounded on foundationalism, is presented. It is claimed that incorrigibility is not a secondary issue for the foundationalist conception of knowledge and justification, even if the hallmark of foundationalism is not to be sought in the so-called ‘quest for certainty’, but rather in the idea of epistemological realism.