George Moore’s Hands: Scepticism About Philosophy

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George Moore’s Hands: Scepticism About Philosophy

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Raymond Tallis is sceptical about Moore’s scepticism about scepticism.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/69/George_Moores_Hands_Scepticism_About_Philosophy
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Re: George Moore’s Hands: Scepticism About Philosophy

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Moore in holding up his hands, as evidence or proof that his sense perceptions did not lie, used the evidence of his senses to prove that his perception, based on the evidence of his senses, did not lie. A rather circular argument.
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