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Unformatted text preview: show that the skeptic cannot be proven false, but that we are justified in setting his thesis aside. Dont give an argument at all. Just be DOGMATIC. Embrace a position called POSITIVISM, the view that a sentence is meaningless if we cannot say what would prove it or falsify it. On this view, ALL of the following sentences are meaningless: 1. Green ideas sleep furiously. 2. This sentence is false. 3. God exists. 4. I am justified in believing there is an external world....
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- Fall '06