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The Prob­lem of the Criterion

TagLast edit: 28 Aug 2022 16:55 UTC by Gordon Seidoh Worley

The problem of the criterion is a problem in epistemology that creates epistemic circularity via the following loop:

The implication of the problem of the criterion is that knowledge cannot be well grounded with more knowledge or truth, and instead must be grounded in something else. Common approaches are to ground knowledge in self-consistency, in ungrounded assumptions, or in purpose.

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