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What Is the Difference between Skepticism and Nihilism?

March 28th, 2011 · 6 Comments

These two concepts frequently are confused.  Here are definitions: Skepticism is a critical attitude, orientation or outlook towards a proposition or a thesis.  It typically is characterized by doubt about, or at least dubiousness towards, its substantive truth value.  As such, it is an epistemological stance, not an ontological one.  The proposition or thesis actually […]

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