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regress

verb backslide, fall again into, fall back, fall behind, go back, move backward, pass back, recede, relapse, retrocede, retrograde, retrogress, return, reverse, revert, turn back
See also: decline, deteriorate, escheat, recidivate, relapse, reversion, revert

REGRESS. Returning; going back opposed to ingress. (q.v.)

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Because without the ontological argument, the principle of sufficient reason would lead to an infinite regress.
If you demand a justification of any of her beliefs, she has an answer to any legitimate "why" question you might ask of her, all the way down to the terminus of the regress for that belief.
So what stops the regress of a posteriori justifications in this case is not your visual experience; rather it is the way that you form your beliefs on the basis of that visual experience.
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intuition, reason and revelation, progress and regress, art and
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