From the Greek sophists they borrowed ingenious ways of playing off one duty against another, or duty in general against self-interest - leaving the doubter in the alternative of neglecting the one and being a knave, or neglecting the other and being a fool.
But Intuitionalism has further arguments for the doubter.
Illegitimate doubt is the uncertainty of the doubter as to whether he has examined the whole of the evidence.
it is an interesting fact that of these a few have come over from the Abyssinian; such as hawariyun " apostles," maida " table," munafig " doubter, sceptic," ragun " cursed," mihrab " temple "; the first three of these make their first appearance in suras of the Medina period.
In order to lay bare the ground of certainty he raises the universal doubt, and, although, following Augustine,2 he finds its limit in the thought of the doubter, this of itself is not enough.
Later, doubter Susan is driven through an area to avoid traffic (with directions given to her by Kris).
Thomas, who had been absent, doubts the resurrection; Jesus comes and submits to the doubter's tests.
These Arabian ultramontanes had no word for the doubter.
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