The Paideia Archive: Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy

Volume 45, 1998

Theory of Knowledge

Gregg Ten Elshoff
Pages 81-87

An Internalist Rejoinder to Skepticism

In what follows, I will offer a rejoinder to one popular and influential version of external world skepticism which avoids (i) begging questions against the skeptical conclusion, (ii) arguing from prudential considerations to a dismissal of skeptical worries, and (iii) arguing for epistemological conclusions from semantic premises.