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Mon 11 Jan, 2010 04:57 pm - [QUOTE=Pythagorean;119217][URL=""][SIZE=+1][COLOR=black][B]Fundamentally changing America is just another way of saying "Marxist... (view)
Mon 11 Jan, 2010 03:08 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;119218]Yes, of course induction is never demonstrative. If it were then it would be deduction and not induction. That is true by definition. In other words, what you are saying is... (view)
Mon 11 Jan, 2010 01:56 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;119205]Degrading induction in contrast to what? What is not "instinctive and unjustified on the same level as animals"?[/QUOTE] as opposed to higher level induction,... (view)
Mon 11 Jan, 2010 01:33 pm - It's interesting that Russell's chicken example was introduced into the thread as I always interpreted Hume as degrading the value of induction as being instinctive and unjustified on the... (view)
Sat 9 Jan, 2010 03:30 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;118859]I think we have to make allowances for the special vividness of this experience for the child. A less vivid association would not be so telling. Flames really... (view)
Sat 9 Jan, 2010 12:25 pm - [QUOTE=Pyrrho;118835]The child [I]expects[/I] a cause and effect, but that does not mean that there is such a thing [I]really[/I]. The human mind is such that it connects things together... (view)
Fri 8 Jan, 2010 07:14 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;118689]Yes, he is beginning to form a disposition to expect pain when touching the candle. But it is not yet anything like a settled disposition. I could not be with only one... (view)
Fri 8 Jan, 2010 07:03 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;118676]But even if that is so, [I]is[/I] the child assuming necessary connection? But is it so, anyway. Maybe the child is starting to believe a causal connection exists, or in... (view)
Fri 8 Jan, 2010 06:14 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;118668]I don't think I understand what you are getting at. Hume, of course, repudiates an notion of the causal connection being a necessary connection. So where is he... (view)
Fri 8 Jan, 2010 05:53 pm - [QUOTE=Emil;118663]I don't know. I'm not a Hume expert and I'm not particularly interested in the interpretation game that some 'philosophers' like. But the user Pyrrho is... (view)
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