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Definition of Cartesian skepticism

Cartesian skepticism Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind
Any of a class of skeptical views against empirical knowledge based on the claim that claims to empirical knowledge are defeated by the possibility that we might be deceived insofar as we might be, for example, dreaming, hallucinating, deceived by demons, or brains in vats.
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Cartesian skepticism Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Cartesian doubt is a form of methodological skepticism or scepticism associated with the writings and methodology of René Descartes (1596-1650). Cartesian doubt is also known as Cartesian skepticism, methodic doubt, methodological skepticism, Universal Doubt, or hyperbolic doubt.

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