Grant Bartley has been an editor for Philosophy Now magazine for over 11 years. He was also the main host for the Philosophy Now Radio Show for about 35 shows on Resonance FM. He has published many articles in the magazine, as well as a philosophical manifesto and a book of short stories.
In common use ‘scepticism’ means a tendency to disbelieve or at least suspend belief in what you’re being told. But in philosophical circles it primarily means the tendency to disbelieve the evidence of the senses, or we might say, to not believe what we commonly take to be true…