DOI: 10.1093/pq/pqad109 ISSN: 0031-8094

What can We Know about Unanswerable Questions?

Thomas Raleigh
  • Philosophy


I present two arguments that aim to establish logical limits on what we can know. More specifically, I argue for two results concerning what we can know about questions that we cannot answer. I also discuss a line of thought, found in the writings of Pierce and of Rescher, in support of the idea that we cannot identify specific scientific questions that will never be answered.

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