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Lecture25.ppt - Two Questions: Why Not Be A Solipsist? Even...

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The Enduring Problem Of Perception The Representational Theory Of Perception No Direct Perception Of Anything Except Inner Representations Naïve View: Inner Representations Fully “Resemble” That Which They Represent Key Problem: What Justifies Resemblance Assumption??? Note: Direct Comparison Between Representation And Represented Is NOT Possible!
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Unformatted text preview: Two Questions: Why Not Be A Solipsist? Even If Not Solipsistic, Why Believe In Resemblance? From Rationalism To Empiricism Rationalists: Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Chomsky Empiricists: Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Skinner Innate Knowledge vs. Knowledge Through Experience Competing Paradigms of Knowledge Euclid vs. Newton...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course PHIL 10100 taught by Professor David during the Fall '08 term at Notre Dame.

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