Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Allameh Tabatabai University

2 PhD student in Allameh Tabatabai University


One of the central concerns or problems in epistemology is the methods by which man attains his belief(s), and one of the most important answers to this problem is presented by W.K Clifford. By propounding ‘strong evidentialism’ Clifford plays main role to construct a new foundation to belief acceptance. The view emphasizes on the connection between ethics and epistemology. The connection is so strong, that in his theory the epistemological fault is identical with the ethical fault.