Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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I 92
Knowledge/Goodman: E.g. It could be that someone asks me if I have seen the football coach among my audience. And I answer falsely with no. And I have even seen all of my audience.
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III 105
Forgery: because my knowledge of the difference between the two images influences the relationship of the current to all future examining, it also shapes the character of my present examining.
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IV 17
Empiricism asserts that knowledge depends on experience.
GoodmanVs: that can be misleading: because the dependence is mutual: experience also depends on knowledge. Routine often goes unnoticed. - Background knowledge is almost always necessary.
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IV 204
Example: Suppose you are rightly convinced that the top card from a well-shuffled deck is not Diamonds Two, and let us assume further that this proves to be true. Can you claim to have known it? Knowledge which is uncertain, is hardly a more fortunate idea than knowledge that is certain.
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IV 212
Knowledge needs 1. Truth 2. conviction 3. hardening. Understanding does not need any of these.
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IV 213
You do not know the known! (To the question: "How do you know what is right?").


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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.

G I
N. Goodman
Weisen der Welterzeugung Frankfurt 1984

G II
N. Goodman
Tatsache Fiktion Voraussage Frankfurt 1988

G III
N. Goodman
Sprachen der Kunst Frankfurt 1997

G IV
N. Goodman/K. Elgin
Revisionen Frankfurt 1989


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-24