Review Questions For Rosenberg pp. 23-36
  1. Summarize Edie’s discussion of reason giving and the different senses of ‘because’. Which kind of reasons does Justin think best fit his idea of justification? How is Edie’s dog example relevant to the discussion they’re having?
  2. What lesson about the difference between causation and rationalization does Edie draw from the group's thinking about whether animals like dogs can be said to know things? Why, according to Edie, is it legitimate for us to draw conclusions about people's beliefs based on their actions, but not legitimate for us to do so in the case of animals?
  3. Summarize Edie’s “Nora” example. What is it supposed to show? How does it tie into Edie’s statement of her position on the question of whether or not we have knowledge (Hint: see page 30 for a good encapsulation of her position).
  4. Explain Skip's example of the sheep in the meadow. What point is it intended to make about the requirements for having knowledge? How does Justin propose to answer the problem raised by the example? (Hint: Pay special attention to his passage at the bottom of page 31.)
  5. How is Justin's account challenged by Skip’s example of the mail boat? Compare and contrast the answers the various characters give to Skip’s mail boat case.
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