Brian Ribeiro

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion

UC Foundation & North Callahan Distinguished Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy & Religion (#2753)

615 McCallie Ave.

Chattanooga, TN 37403

United States

http://www.brian-ribeiro.com

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“  My book _Sextus, Montaigne, Hume: Pyrrhonizers_ is forthcoming from Brill in 2021: https://brill.com/view/title/60353  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

The Problem of Heaven

Ratio, Vol. 24, pp. 46-64, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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heaven, personal identity

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Is Pyrrhonism Psychologically Possible?

Ancient Philosophy, Vol. 22, pp. 319-331, 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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Sextus Empiricus, Pyrrhonism, skepticism, scope of epoche, aspirationalism

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Sextus, Montaigne, Hume: Exercises in Skeptical Cartography

The Modern Schoolman, Vol. 87, pp. 7-34, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Mar 2012
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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Sextus Empiricus, Michel de Montaigne, David Hume, Pyrrhonism, skepticism, apraxia objection, doubt

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Philosophy and Disagreement

Crítica, Vol. 43, pp. 3-25, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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disagreement, consensus, skepticism, relativism, metaphilosophy

5.

A Distance Theory of Humour

Think, Vol. 6, pp. 139-148, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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comedy, humor, aesthetics

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A Really Short Refutation of the Pragmatic Theory of Truth

Journal of Philosophical Research, Vol. 36, pp. 31-34, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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pragmatism, truth

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Montaigne on Witches and the Authority of Religion in the Public Sphere

Philosophy and Literature, Vol. 33, pp. 235-251, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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Montaigne, witch trials quietism

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Epistemic Akrasia

International Journal for the Study of Skepticism, Vol. 1, pp. 18-25, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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akrasia, doxastic control, epistemic agency, epistemic rationality, skepticism

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The Theistic Argument from Beauty: A Philonian Critique

European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 5, pp. 149-158, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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theism, theistic arguments, beauty, natural theology, explanatory regress, brute facts

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Hume's Standard of Taste and the De Gustibus Sceptic

British Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 47, pp. 16-28, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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David Hume, taste, aesthetics, aesthetic skepticism

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Skeptical Theism, Moral Skepticism, and Divine Commands

International Journal for the Study of Skepticism, Vol. 3, pp. 77-96, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Aug 2013
Scott F. Aikin and Brian Ribeiro
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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skeptical theism, moral skepticism, divine commands, divine command theory, problem of evil

12.

Clarke and Stroud on the Plane-Spotters

Southwest Philosophy Review, Vol. 22, pp. 25-32, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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Thompson Clarke, Barry Stroud, skepticism

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Epistemological Skepticism(s) and Rational Self-Control

The Monist, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 468-477, 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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David Hume, skepticism, doxastic control, epistemic agency

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How Often Do We (Philosophy Professors) Commit the Straw Man Fallacy?

Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 31, pp. 27-38, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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informal logic, fallacies, straw man fallacy, pedagogy

15.

Hume's Changing Views on the 'Durability' of Scepticism

Journal of Scottish Philosophy, Vol. 7, pp. 215-236, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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David Hume, skepticism, modesty

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Must the Radical Skeptic Be Intellectually Akratic?

Facta Philosophica, Vol. 8, pp. 207-219, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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intellectual akrasia, epistemic akrasia, skepticism

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A Consistency Challenge for Moral and Religious Beliefs

Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp.127-151, June 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro and Scott F. Aikin
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion and Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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consistency, ethics, religious belief

18.

Cartesian Skepticism and the Epistemic Priority Thesis

Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 40, pp. 573-586, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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Skepticism, Contextualism, Externalism, Epistemic Priority, Michael Williams, Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Skeptical Fideism in Cicero’s De Natura Deorum

Logos & Episteme, Vol. 10, pp. 95-106, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 May 2019
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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Cicero, Academic skepticism, skeptical fideism

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Skeptical Parasitism and the Continuity Argument

Metaphilosophy, Vol. 35, pp. 714-732, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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skepticism, knowledge, epistemic standards, insulation, contextualism, the ordinary, the familiar

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Skeptical Theism and the Creep Problem

Logos & Episteme, Vol. 10, pp. 349-362, 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Apr 2020
Brian Ribeiro and Scott F. Aikin
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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problem of evil, skeptical theism, total evidence skepticism, global skepticism

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Radical Epistemic Self-Sufficiency on Reed's Long Road to Skepticism

Philosophia, Vol. 38, pp. 789-793, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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skepticism, fallibilism, attributabilism, Gettier, epistemic luck, epistemic self-sufficiency