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This bibliography contains a list of reference articles and books that are mentioned in the book The Plain Truth: Descartes, Huet, and Skepticism. We all want the truth. Perhaps not the whole truth and nothing but the truth, which in several respects would be intolerable, but at least some of it and at least some of the time. Descartes’s critic, Pierre-Daniel Huet, thinks that human reason cannot get at the truth at all, and cannot produce any certainty about having it. As it was put by Democritus, an author Huet is fond of citing, “truth has been submerged in an abyss"..

Keywords: Descartes; Pierre-Daniel Huet; Skepticism



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