Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Evidence: proof of the existence and the behavior of objects or of the truth of statements. Evidence can be direct or indirect. See also theories, facts.
 
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Evidence/Dennett: E.g. assuming there is someone who promises to give magical powers in the competition of coin toss. Those who were cheated meet, and there is certainly a winner. He will then have evidence that there are supernatural forces.
I 424
Coincidence/Evidence/Dennett: e.g. a geyser suddenly erupts on average every 65 minutes. The form of the suddenness is no evidence of randomness.
Context: abruptness of the Cambrian evolution.

Den I
D. Dennett
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997

Den II
D. Dennett
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30