Card Set Information
Knowledge comes primarily via sensory experience
Emphasises the role of experience and evidence (especially sensory perception) in the formation of ideas.
Reason is the source of knowledge or justification
Criteron for truth is intellectual and deductive
Nature and scope of knowledge
1. What is knowledge?
2. How is knowledge acquired?
3. How do we know what we know?
Mechanism for arranging words into meaningful sentences
Memory of autobiographical events that can be explicitely stated
Has spatio-temporal features
Common rule of inference
Valid, simple argument
If p then q. p=true, therefore q must be true
Modus Tollens is related but opposite:
If p then q. q=false, therefore p must be false
If the premises are true, then the conclusion must be true