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Newman Studies Journal

Volume 6, Issue 2, Fall 2009

Gerald McCarthy
Pages 57-81

A Via Media Between Scepticism and Dogmatism?
Newman’s and MacIntyre’s Anti-Foundationalist Strategies

Beginning with an overview of the knowledge claims proposed by John Locke and David Hume, this essay first explores the respective responses of Newman and W. G. Ward and then updates the discussion by bringing Newman into dialogue with the thought of Alasdair MacIntyre.