How I Solved Hume’s Problem and Why Nobody Will Believe Me

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Re: How I Solved Hume’s Problem and Why Nobody Will Believe Me

Post by Harbal » Sat May 13, 2017 8:02 pm

Belinda wrote:Predicitions
How is that pronounced, Belina?

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Re: How I Solved Hume’s Problem and Why Nobody Will Believe Me

Post by Belinda » Sun May 14, 2017 9:37 am

Harbal wrote:
Belinda wrote:Predicitions
How is that pronounced, Belina?
A dyslexic ghost lives in my keyboard.

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Re: How I Solved Hume’s Problem and Why Nobody Will Believe Me

Post by EdGibney » Mon May 22, 2017 11:43 am

Isn't this just a dumbing down of the word "justified"? Hume (and others) meant it as iron-clad proof. Deductive arguments are absolutely justified. Earnshaw just says inductive proofs are reasonably justified, probabilistic. Therefore the doubt still creeps in. That hardly solves the issue.

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