Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Belief / knowledge / disjunction / conjunction / probability / Nozick: Conjunction: we can believe a c. with connection only to one - disjunction: here we need both - adjunction: from the premises p, q we can infer the conjunction p & q - probability: here, the adjunction can fail because the conjunction of two premises is of a lower probability than each individual - universal generalization / existantial gen.: we cannot believe it without connection to a specific instance.

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.

No I
R. Nozick
Philosophical Explanations Oxford 1981

R., Nozick
The Nature of Rationality 1994

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-17