Lecture 9 - Lecture9 28/09/201009:09:00 Epistemology...

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Lecture 9 28/09/2010 09:09:00 Epistemology Theory of knowledge What is the difference between believe and knowledge? Beliefs – o In philosophy, this refers to both weighty and trivial beliefs o Use to contrast with knowledge  o Three dimensions True or False Well-grounded or not…Justified or Not  Degree of conviction in belief…Deep or Doubtful o Two ways to treat it On or Off - Do I have it, do I believe or I don’t  Scale value- I believe, but not to the full extent o Act on will  What Makes Beliefs Grounded… Good making feature Testimony  Inference Reason (a priori) – The natural reason (ought) Any statement of moral oblegation, must imply that you can Ought implies can Cannot implies ought not
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Some things cannot be controlled  Believe First you could get a sensory presence
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Lecture 9 - Lecture9 28/09/201009:09:00 Epistemology...

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