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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
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Having received a MA in Philosophy from CUA, I feel I must respond to the Post’s mocking of Georgetown’s Philosophy of Hallucination class.
If you read the course description, it’s clearly a standard philosophy of knowledge/epistemology course that the professor has retitled to attract students. How do we know that our thoughts correspond to reality, and are not hallucinations? Lest you retort that only philosophers would think such things, ask yourself this question: If our thoughts always correspond perfectly to reality, then how could anyone ever be wrong about anything?
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