What ’ s Wrong With Moore ’ s Argument ?

@inproceedings{Pryor2004WhatS,
  title={What ’ s Wrong With Moore ’ s Argument ?},
  author={James Pryor},
  year={2004}
}
1 Some Diagnoses Moore looked at his hands and argued: (1) Here are two hands. (2) If hands exist, then there is an external world. (3) So there is an external world. 1 Something about this argument sounds funny. As we'll see, though, it takes some care to identify exactly what Moore has done wrong. I will assume that Moore knows premise (2) to be true. One could inquire into how he knows it, and whether that knowledge can be defeated; but I won't. I'll focus instead on what epistemic relations… CONTINUE READING

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