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Pyrrhonian Skepticism Meets Speech-Act Theory

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This paper applies speech-act theory to craft a new response to Pyrrhonian skepticism and diagnose its appeal. Carefully distinguishing between different levels of language-use and noting their interrelations can help us identify a subtle mistake in a key Pyrrhonian argument.

Affiliations: 1: University of Waterloo, john.turri@gmail.com

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