5 a Can you easily prove this is not an Evil Demon world Justify your answer in

5 a can you easily prove this is not an evil demon

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5. a. Can you easily ‘prove’ this is not an Evil Demon world? Justify your answer in full. OR b. Explain and evaluate the Moorean anti-sceptical theory from lectures. In your answer you should explain the Moorean External World Sceptical Argument as well as the Moorean’s non-sceptical response to that argument. 6. Explain and evaluate at least two different ways of trying to resolve the paradox of Stroud’s (2000) Dreaming Sceptical Argument. Section C: Knowledge and Externalism about Justification It is not obligatory to answer a question from this section. Answer one question from Section A, one question from section B, and one question from either A or B or C. 7. Consider an alleged item of knowledge that you may have gained anywhere in the vicinity of the Jammie Steps. Is that alleged item of knowledge in fact a case of knowledge? Justify your answer in full and respond to some objections. 8. Below is an incomplete objection to Goldman’s reliabilist conception of justification. Explain the full version of the objection and use it to evaluate Goldman’s reliabilism. Maud believes herself to have the power of clairvoyance, though she has no reasons for this belief. She maintains her belief despite being inundated by her embarrassed friends and relatives with massive quantities of apparently cogent scientific evidence that no such power is possible. One day Maud comes to believe, for no apparent reason, that the President is in New York City, … .’ (Bonjour, ‘Externalist theories of empirical knowledge’.)
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