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Unformatted text preview: 6. The "Paradox of the Ravens" assumes that pairs of statements like the following are logically equivalent: (i) All ravens are black (ii) All non-ravens are non-black. 7. The point of Goodman's "third son" analogy is to distinguish between accidental and law-like generalizations. 8. As defined by Goodman, if an emerald is observed to be blue after time t, then it is grue. 9. The point of introducing the predicate 'grue' is to show that there are serious philosophical problems associated with deductive inferences. 10. The point of introducing the predicate 'bleen' is to argue that 'grue', unlike 'green' and 'blue', is not a purely qualitative predicate....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2009 for the course PHIL 264 taught by Professor Reimer during the Spring '07 term at Arizona.
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