8.harman_questions - 7 What are the alleged problems of...

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Harman 1. How can apparent departures from rationality be explained away? 2. What is the distinction between practical and theoretical rationality? 3. Can there be practical rationales for belief? 4. Distinguish between epistemic and nonepistemic reasons for belief. 5. Which is a better fit to human rationality, special foundationism or general conservatism? 6. Distinguish between deduction and induction.
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Unformatted text preview: 7. What are the alleged problems of induction? Are they genuine problems? 8. What is the relevance of monotonicity in reasoning? 9. How do defaults deal with the problems of nonmonotonicity? 10. What increases the coherence of beliefs? 11. Consider the psychological evidence for alleged irrationality. Are these truly cases of irrationality? 6.2...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course PSYC 532 taught by Professor Shultz during the Fall '10 term at McGill.

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