Logos & Episteme

Volume 11, Issue 3, 2020

Scott Aikin
Pages 391-398

Does Metaphilosophically Pragmatist Anti-Skepticism Work?

Michael Hannon has recently given “a new apraxia” argument against skepticism. Hannon’s case is that skepticism depends on a theory of knowledge that makes the concept “useless and uninteresting.” Three arguments rebutting Hannon’s metaphilosophical pragmatism are given that show that the concept of knowledge that makes skepticism plausible is both interesting and useful.