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Ideas of Richard Tuck, by Text

[American, fl. 1989, Professor of Government at Harvard University.]

1989 Hobbes
Ch.4 p.128 Without confidence in our beliefs, how should we actually live?
     Full Idea: The central question for sceptics is if we lose confidence in the truth of most existing beliefs, then how do we actually live?
     From: Richard Tuck (Hobbes [1989], Ch.4)
     A reaction: Scepticism is not, of course, all or nothing. You can lead a 'normal' life in a virtual reality machine. I find it much more of a struggle to live if I lose faith in values, than if I lose faith in tables.