PHL105 - Answers for J. Brunning's Most common exam questions. Check past exam in the library to see the questions from previous years

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University of Toronto Mississauga
Diana Raffman

The answers are from my notes but I dont really have answer for all the questions. Orange Highlights Correspondence theory of truth claims that a belief is true if it asserts a proposition that corresponds to the facts. Having said that, correspondence theory is not an adequate theory of truth. The reason is, there are infinite numbers of facts in the world, and yet, there are also infinite numbers of negative facts. We cannot really know what facts we have because an event is not a fact and even an object is not a fact as well. So, it is going to be hard for us to have a proposition that corresponds to the facts if we dont actually know the facts. Descartes concludes that one thing that he is certain of is his own existence. Descartes is convinced that this is indubitable even though in Meditation I, he has doubted his senses. Descartes basis on for this claim is, when he thinks, when he doubts, when he perceives, or to be deceived, he must exists because he cant do any mental activity unless he exists. Descartes is now deceived in everything except for his own existence. He believes that he exists because each time he pronounces or mentally conceives, I am, I exist, it is necessary true. The three conditions involved that knowledge is justified true belief are: know
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