Wittgensteinian Pyrrhonism

Duncan Pritchard*

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Abstract

In his final notebooks, published as On Certainty, Wittgenstein puts forward a radical picture regarding the structure of reasons. It is argued that this conception of the structure of reasons can be used to motivate a kind of restricted skepticism which shares some essential features with the classical Pyrrhonian skeptical stance. I christen the view that results, “Wittgensteinian Pyrrhonism.”
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophy
EditorsDiego E. Machuca
Place of PublicationDordrecht, Netherlands
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Pages193-202
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9789400719910
ISBN (Print)9789400719903
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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