Satisfying Skepticism: Embodied Knowledge in the Early Modern World
This volume looks at skepticism, the failure of reflective people to attain what they consider satisfying knowledge. People often notice they don't have reliable access to the godlike knowledge they can nevertheless imagine. However, at the same time, the brain structure that allows skepticism also underwrites an almost infinite potential for responsive growth. This book looks at how skepticism is portrayed in literature and how it is seen as both a state of mind and as a mixture of mind/body construct that can be influenced by its environment.
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