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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 2025
Professor
S A S S A N
Semester
Winter

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April 2Review Varieties of sceptical arguments oScepticism with regard to the senses oScepticism with regard to reason oScepticism with regard to probabilistic inference Humes conclusionsmitigated scepticism ReviewBy this point in the book Hume has developed an account of the possibility of knowledge and belief formation Instrumental in this is causality which Hume conceives as a function of constant conjunctions that have been observed In section 10 he turned to the application of this account of causality to the question of the possibility of miracles oConsider why was Hume concerned with miraclesEveryone at the time was Had similar sort of conception miracle if it breaks the laws of nature Taken by some Locke as evidence of the existence of GodTypes of Scepticism Antecedent to doing philosophy oExtreme doubt everything you know and distrust your cognitive powers until you have established something firm then build on that Impossible there is no absolutely certain first principles and even if there were it could not be identified if we begin by doubting our cognitive powers Kang 1
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