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The Democratic Virtues Of Skepticism

Pyrrho in Thomas Stanley History of Philosophy.jpgPyrrho of Elis is credited as being the first Greek skeptic philosopher.

(This essay first appeared at 3 Quarks Daily on July 13, 2020. Reprinted with permission.)

Skepticism is the view that knowledge is unattainable. It comes in varying strengths. In the strongest version, it is a thesis about all knowledge, the global denial that anyone has ever known anything. Continue reading The Democratic Virtues Of Skepticism