Let us now consider in more detail Meillassoux's claim that the infinite regress
of sufficient reasons must be avoided.
We don't mean, of course, that the issue is explicitly arranged in the form of a regress
argument, or that our authors have deliberately decided to write as a collective mind to maximize the coherence of the claims within its covers.
is Lewis' attempt to set forth a large-scale
But if an infinite regress
of meta-levels is unacceptable when it is generated by the reiteration of the same principle in a case of inter-level circularity, why should it be any less unacceptable if it involves an infinite number of different "justificatory" principles?
The article discusses the problem of epistemic regress
I came here to regress
and smoke too much and drink too much and enjoy people and take advantage of the fact that I'm not paying rent or worrying about my career or my family.
Fat "can grow and regress
very substantially, very rapidly, and repeatedly, even in an adult.
to the age of innocence, and enjoy "good wholesome family entertainment" for a Saturday night at Garlands.
Toward the end, they regress
from humans to apes, leaving the conventions of society behind them before they are killed by a fusillade of gunfire, except for one grieving survivor.
Facial lymphedema is often seen during the immediate postoperative period, but it usually begins to regress
within several days, especially when the neck dissection has been performed on only one side.
Translated to the nursing home setting, this means that if nursing allows residents to regress
after therapy has helped them to reach a certain level of function, nurses can no longer keep referring residents back to therapy - i.
Many "normal" individuals regress
during serious illness.