Can wisdom supply its personal justification? This sceptical problem - often called the "problem of the criterion" - is without doubt one of the significant matters within the historical past of epistemology, and this quantity presents its first complete research, in a span of time that is going from Sextus Empiricus to Quine. After a vital creation to the notions of information and of philosophy of information, the e-book offers an in depth reconstruction of the heritage of the matter. There follows a conceptual research of its logical beneficial properties, and a comparative exam of a phenomenology of recommendations which have been prompt throughout the heritage of philosophy to be able to triumph over it, from Descartes to Popper. during this context, an oblique method of the matter of the criterion is defended because the such a lot winning method opposed to the sceptical problem.
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