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Unformatted text preview: that id I dont know that Im not dreaming it follows that I dont know that I am standing up, even if I both actually am and think that I am. It is not certain that I am not dreaming, and its not certain that I have the evidence of my sense to know Im standing. He says the evidence of his senses that he does have must provide a certainty that either hes standing up or is very like having the evidence of my sense that he is standing up. The conjunctions of his memories of the immediate past with said sensory experiences may be enough to show he is not dreaming. It is certainly logically possible that he should be dreaming, might be dreaming and is dreaming is not self-contradictory. But the conjunction of these propositions and memories with the proposition that he is dreaming seems to be very likely self-contradictory....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2011 for the course HPL hpl 112 taught by Professor Gitsoulis during the Spring '10 term at Stevens.
- Spring '10