- There must be a foundation of epistemically basic beliefs that support all our justified beliefs
- A belief is justified when it is inferred from basic beliefs
- How do we tell which beliefs are basic?
- All justification ultimately rests on a foundation of basic beliefs which are indubitable or infallible
Non-Classical (Weak) Foundationalism
- There are some basic beliefs that are minimally justified without reference to other beliefs
- This justification could be potentially overturned by other beliefs
- Can stop an infinite regress of belief justification