Induction and other minds


Abstract
Plantinga's attempts generally to undermine inductive-Analogical arguments for the other minds are criticized, And an attempt is made to present a sound analogical argument for other minds that can withstand plantinga's and other sceptical criticisms. It is then argued that a similar demonstration of the reasonableness of believing in objects when we are not observing them is also possible
Keywords Epistemology  Induction  Minds
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DOI 10.1080/00048407412341001
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