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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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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Avr I106
Def "normal evidence" / Loar: only non-verbal behavior - not sufficient for attribution of beliefs about Martians - but we have more. - Solution: knowledge of the internal organization of the Martians - which claims a deep epistemic asymmetry - normal level of evidence: superficial epistemic symmetry: strong dependence on belief and meaning.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Loar I
B. Loar
Mind and Meaning Cambridge 1981


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26