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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 100W
Professor
Peter Horban
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 20 Things to point out to the skeptic1If our past experiences do not count as evidence what wouldWhat would the skeptic acceptIf nothing could count as evidence then perhaps that indicates that the demands are too high2Induction isnt deductionOne about not expect from induction what one expects from deduction3WE cannot prove the principle of uniformity of nature but perhaps we can give a pragmatic justification of our adoption of itAnalogy the physician and the patient requiring an operation The operation may not save the patients life but if there is a remedy it is an operationNature may or may not e uniform but if we assume there are uniformities we may discover them and well also note which events are not orderly On the other hand if we assume or wager that there are no uniformities we wont discover them if they exist We wo
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