Category Archives: Phil 122: Knowledge

Seeing What Will Be So?

What we can know through perception depends on what we get in perception. Barry Stroud1 and Fred Dretske2 espouse a view of perception that allows us to get much more in perception than has traditionally been thought possible. I will … Continue reading

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Degoodmanization

In 1955, Nelson Goodman published his celebrated reevaluation of Hume’s problem of induction1. He argued that Hume never attempted to find deductively sufficient justification for inductive predictions. Rather Hume’s account of constant connection and the like was meant to specify … Continue reading

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