Here, too, it may be important to teach something about the epistemology and practice of science, acknowledging the social nature of science, but helping students to understand the possibility of a disinterested pursuit of truth, to understand what sorts of interests corrupt that pursuit and to understand the relationship of knowledge to notions supporting epistemological scepticism such as indubitability
account of knowledge is based on the perception of the agreement of ideas.
Thus, he often criticizes proponents of free will skepticism for having a hyperbolic conception of free will, akin to the Cartesian notion of knowledge as indubitability
6) Iroegbu's view is that even if atheists have not arrived at the rational or existential indubitability
of the existence of God, they are part of this search for ultimate meaning and explanation of the God-talk.
is not enough for the religious believer, according to Wittgenstein, since "indubitability
wouldn't be enough to make me change my whole life" (LRB, 57).
Next, I'll apply those conditions to the riddle of the Cogito, showing how, because it doesn't meet them, its incorrigibility doesn't entail indubitability
, and thereby, how in the Meditations there is neither such a thing as a "first certainty" nor such a thing as a quixotic task of attempting to establish the existence of the external world from the invulnerable but isolated peak of a pure subjectivity.
It is of indubitability
that the most adaptive structure in the world comes from natural design.
That is the cognition that satisfies three conditions which are (1) Truth (2) self-satisfying and indubitability
(3) Logical impossibility.
of the act of doubt leads Husserl to posit the indubitability
of a whole range of affective acts of cognition or cogitations--e.