Kevin McCain
Associate Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

I am Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. My research primarily focuses on issues in contemporary epistemology and philosophy of science. I'm particularly interested in explanatory reasoning and its role in responding to skeptical challenges as well as generating scientific and everyday knowledge.

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The Epistemic Regress Problem

"But why?". In this Wireless Philosophy video, Kevin McCain (University of Alabama at Birmingham) explains the Epistemic Regress Problem. The epistemic regress problem arises from the need to give a reason for your belief, a reason for that reason, and so on. After explaining the problem, he expl

A Toolkit for Building a Better Mind.