Epistemology: The Three Perspectives Of Infallibilism

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Name: Tutor: Course: Date: Infallibilism The philosophical term infallibilism is the argument that knowledge needs individuals to satisfy some level of infallibilism condition. However, the aspectsinfallibilism and fallibilism are often used in the literature of epistemology. Both terms are rarely defined and because of this, they receive diversified meanings that an individual may find the statements to be contradicting. All epistemologists virtually endorse the aspect of fallibilism. Despite the dramatic variations in the substantive accounts of the epistemologists, they accept that the Gettier Problem can only be solved when a belief is not conflicted with warranty and false, which is the definition of infallibilism. Considering the infallibilism…show more content…
Primarily, epistemic infallibilismmakes reference to an impact of the intuitive principle from epistemic closures and therefore it is not a reliable concept of infallibilism. Additionally, evidential infallibilism refers to the person’s inferential knowledge is based on deductive factswhere most of the epistemologists propose that the idea should be rejected. The modal infallibilismentails the central infallibilistmintuition, thus enables one to relate to Descartes’ infallibilismas well as evidential infallibilism. Thus, the paper purports that modal infallibilismcan solve the Gettier problem as well as account for the inherent human ignorance in scenarios and circumstances of slottery. Unfortunately, the modal infallibilism is also known to be a source of skeptical argument. Nonetheless, the paper argues that whether the arguments are sound they all depend on significant questions regarding the semantic of alethic modals and the metaphysics of possibility. Despite the arising issues, modal infallibilism is an aspect that individuals will have to accept. Work cited Churchland, Paul M. Matter, and consciousness.MIT Press, 2013. Pp. 1-153 Howard‐Snyder, F., and Neil Feit."Infallibilism and Gettier 's legacy." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66.2 (2003):

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