- Interpreting Davidson's omniscient interpreter. Manning, Richard N. // Canadian Journal of Philosophy;Sep95, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p335
Examines Donald Davidson's claims that belief is in its nature veridical and that skepticism is for this reason fundamentally incoherent. Meaning and radical interpretation; Varieties of objection; Claims of incoherence; Successful attribution of mistaken beliefs; True belief without knowledge.
- EPISTEMOLOGICAL SKEPTICISM(S) AND RATIONAL SELF-CONTROL. Ribeiro, Brian // Monist;Jul2002, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p468
Discusses the concept of epistemological skepticism. Doxastic self-control; Rational self-control; Persistence of skeptically-problematized beliefs.
- Sri Aurobino on Skepticism. // Journal of Religion & Psychical Research;Jan1999, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p25
Presents yogi Sri Aurobino's views on skepticism, as described in his work 'Letters on Yoga.' Futility of trying to remove the spirit of doubt through logic; Difference in the mental positions of people.
- Introduction. // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR);7/8/2010, Issue 541, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on skepticism, another on a letter that dealt with presentations on mental health programs discussed at the Northern Wisconsin Center (NWC) conference, another on suggestions from Bertrand Russell on mastering...
- WHAT IS A SKEPTIC? // Skeptic;2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p5
The article focuses on the concept of skepticism in the U.S. According to the author, skepticism is a tentative approach to claims, and that it is a method and not a position. Moreover, the author said that modern skepticism is embodied in the scientific method, that involves collecting of data...
- Cognitive Catastrophes. Mole, Phil // Skeptic;2002, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p42
Attempts to understand how skeptics sabotage or disable their way of thinking. Physicist and astronomer Hugh Ross' belief in the scientific accuracy of the Bible; Biologist Rupert Sheldrake's theory of formative causation; Journalist Graham Hancock's belief that the Ark of Covenant is in Ethiopia.
- From Christian to Skeptic. Kauffman, Kent // Skeptic;2003, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p21
Presents comments on being a Christian and being a skeptic in the U.S. Courage in becoming a skeptic; Beliefs of a skeptic; Questions raised regarding the beliefs.
- How to pray. Crittenden, Lindsey // Real Simple;Dec2001, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p118
The author of this article is a skeptical woman who hesitated to put her hands together for prayer but opened her heart and found the words she needed. At times she felt silly and self-conscious, as though she were asking to win some emotional lottery. She knew that in order to feel better,...
- Visions of the imagination. Whalley, Michael // New Scientist;12/25/93 & 1/1/94, Vol. 140 Issue 1905/1906, p67
Opinion. Comments on belief in ghosts. Skepticism on existence of ghosts; Forms of opposition to ghosts; Acceptance of mind/body dualism; Biological argument against ghosts.