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If one has insufficient reasons for rejecting a dominant philosophical position but sufficient reasons to doubt that the dominant philosophical position is unproblematic, to what extent is one rationally justified in assuming that dominant philosophical position?

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    Can you clarify this with an example? Also, what do you mean with 'rationally justified'? – Keelan Aug 29 '16 at 17:29
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    Wouldn't the answer depend on their own philosophical position, e.g. rationality standards, notion of justification, etc., which may or may not be a dominant one? And what is a "dominant" philosophical position anyway? Does it have alternatives, is comparison to said alternatives envisioned? This question is unanswerable without much more context, and perhaps not even then. – Conifold Aug 29 '16 at 21:03
  • assumptions do not require justification. Maybe you mean something closer to "endorse"? – user20153 Aug 30 '16 at 18:24

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