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Fading Foundations: Probability and the Regress Problem

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Fading Foundations: Probability and the Regress Problem
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Publisher: Springer
ISBN-13: 9783319582955
Number of pages: 242

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This book addresses the age-old problem of infinite regresses in epistemology. How can we ever come to know something if knowing requires having good reasons, and reasons can only be good if they are backed by good reasons in turn?

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