Infinite Regress Arguments by Jan Willem WielandInfinite Regress Arguments by Jan Willem Wieland

Infinite Regress Arguments

byJan Willem Wieland

Paperback | May 13, 2014

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This book on infinite regress arguments provides (i) an up-to-date overview of the literature on the topic, (ii) ready-to-use insights for all domains of philosophy, and (iii) two case studies to illustrate these insights in some detail. Infinite regress arguments play an important role in all domains of philosophy. There are infinite regresses of reasons, obligations, rules, and disputes, and all are supposed to have their own moral. Yet most of them are involved in controversy. Hence the question is: what exactly is an infinite regress argument, and when is such an argument a good one?

Title:Infinite Regress ArgumentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pagesPublished:May 13, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319062050

ISBN - 13:9783319062051

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. The Paradox Theory.- 3. The Failure Theory.- 4. Case Study: Carroll's Tortoise.- 5. Case Study: Access and the Shirker Problem.