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Unformatted text preview: 1. Internalist versus externalist interpretation. 2. Reasons to prefer idealism. i. Intelligibility ii. Simplicity iii. Common sense iv. Mind/Body problem III. Hume A. The problem 1. Relations of ideas vs. Matters of Fact. 2. Knowledge of unobserved matters of fact. 3. How our reasoning works (i.e. deductive inference in disguise with implicit premise). 4. Why the implicit belief of the uniformity of nature is unjustified. i. Why it's circular. ii. The counterinductionist challenge. B. Hume's solution. 1. Habit and epistemic acceptability. 2. Seeming implications of this solution. C. The new riddle of induction. 1. Inductive reasoning. 2. Grue and green. 3. How the time response to the Grue example fails....
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- Spring '07