Theoria 88 (1):109-142 (2022)

Reza Hadisi
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
In this paper, I offer a reconstruction of Ghazālī's encounter with scepticism in the Deliverance from Error. For Ghazālī, I argue, radical scepticism about the possibility of knowledge ensues from intellectualist assumptions about the nature of justification. On the reading that I will propose, Ghazālī holds that foundational knowledge can only be justified via actions that lead to transformative experiences.
Keywords Descartes  Ghazali  imagination  scepticism
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DOI 10.1111/theo.12331
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