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Essay heading: A Contextual Theory of Epistemic Justification
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"The Regress Argument" ? The Regress argument is supported by many Foundationalists because it denies the Coherentism theory and it has a belief that there is a sequence of beliefs to finding justification. - Contextualism believes that there is no set of reasons a person must have in order to possess knowledge of something...
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This makes Contextualism more beneficial than Foundationalism in regards to the Regress Argument because even if someone who has no prior knowledge of a belief is reviewed by strict objectors, they can still be found to have a justified belief. Objections: 1. One must be able to prove why they are justified in believing something and not just meet the principles of justification...
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