PHLB20H3 Lecture Notes - Cogito Ergo Sum, Infinite Regress, Circular Reasoning

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The meaning of yourlife is for you to worry about, not about me. Two conditions of success: subjective: get the person to be confinced, to be gripped by your argument, objective : the argument has to be a good one, not just good enough to persuade this person. , not really, so the premise is not really true. Only proposition can be true or wrong, but argument can only be sound or valid: these are the technical terms in philo reasons : socrotes example tells you that. Causal explanatory reaons justifying reasons: she fells down the stairs as she was tired this is a c-e reason, she read it because she"s interested in the book. Her reaons, her motivation and her intention to do this. Not only conscoious reasons ( things with minds) can motiviate you: this reason may not be void ( admittd by the person )

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