Can wisdom supply its personal justification? This sceptical problem - often called the "problem of the criterion" - is among the significant concerns within the background of epistemology, and this quantity presents its first entire research, in a span of time that is going from Sextus Empiricus to Quine. After an important creation to the notions of information and of philosophy of information, the booklet presents an in depth reconstruction of the background of the matter. There follows a conceptual research of its logical beneficial properties, and a comparative exam of a phenomenology of strategies which were advised through the background of philosophy so that it will triumph over it, from Descartes to Popper. during this context, an oblique method of the matter of the criterion is defended because the such a lot winning method opposed to the sceptical problem.

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