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Unformatted text preview: Unger requires that if you know something, it is okay to say your certain it is true 1) Claims of the form S knows that X but s is not sure that x is true are always wrong 2) If you know that x is true, you are certain that x is true (ie knowledge involves certainty) 3) If you know that x is true, then its ok for you to know that x is true If you are certain, u would rely on it completely and not hedge your bets in any possible context If your absolutely certain somethings true, it wouldnt be rational to hedge your bets For every possible claim, there would be some circumstance not to rely on it completely, but to hedge your bets Conclusion: it is not okay to be certain...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2009 for the course PHIL 140g taught by Professor Kwon during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07