CH3 - READING EVALUATION SHEET Student Name: Article Author...

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READING EVALUATION SHEET Student Name: Article Author and Title: W.C. Salmon; “The Problem of Induction” What is the purpose of the article? (One sentence in your own words, include page number indicating where the author stated his purpose for writing the article) To solve the problem of induction proposed by Hume (p. 255) Make your own outline of the article: (Outline format) -Induction is the belief of knowledge of facts that extend beyond what we have observed. An example of such is that a glacier once covered a large part of North America. -Knowledge is founded upon evidence (rational justification), while belief is not. -Example of urn of balls. All the black ones that have been selected thus far taste like licorice. Hume’s problem: If all the observed balls are of that nature, then is it safe to say that all the black balls that still remain in the urn are going to be licorice flavored? -Demonstrative inference- the conclusion cannot be false if the premises are true (valid
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2008 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Grau during the Spring '08 term at Clemson.

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CH3 - READING EVALUATION SHEET Student Name: Article Author...

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