Infinitism: An Interesting Assessment of Justified Belief

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Date: January 8, 2007
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The regress argument states that any proposition, in order to be justified, must have a reason for its justification. This reason must be justified and so does this reason’s reason and so on. This causes a never ending chain of justified beliefs which is considered to be an impossibility among nearly all epistemologists...
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What distinguishes the foundationalist, coherentist, and infinitist is actually the method and reasoning by which they use to answer the regress problem. A foundationalist addresses the issue of infinite regress by appealing to a notion called a “basic belief...
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