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  • noun Plural form of seeming.


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  • And I lookt among the trees; but there did be nothing, and everywhere there did be a strange silence and a dimness of unreal seemings.

    The Night Land 2007

  • Pyramid, of olden books; and by reasoning upon all things that I did observe, that had seemings of verity in them.

    The Night Land 2007

  • In the former case, on the other hand, one accepts the claims about how experience and agency seem to us but simply dismisses such seemings as illusory.

    Emergent Properties O'Connor, Timothy 2006

  • We think that we are a bit older than just five minutes, but it is logically possible that the world sprang into existence just five minutes ago, complete with our dispositions to have memorial seemings of a more distant past and items such as apparent fossils that suggest a past going back millions of years.

    Epistemology Steup, Matthias 2005

  • The distinctively epistemological questions about memory are these: First, what makes memorial seemings a source of justification?

    Epistemology Steup, Matthias 2005

  • First, it could be argued that, when it comes to introspection, there is no difference between appearance and reality; therefore, introspective seemings are necessarily successful introspections.

    Epistemology Steup, Matthias 2005

  • So some perceptual seemings that p are cases of perceiving that p, others are not.

    Epistemology Steup, Matthias 2005

  • Let us refer to this latter kind of experience as perceptual seemings.

    Epistemology Steup, Matthias 2005

  • One issue about memory concerns the question of what distinguishes memorial seemings from perceptual seemings or mere imagination.

    Epistemology Steup, Matthias 2005

  • Memorial seemings of the past do not guarantee that the past is what we take it to be.

    Epistemology Steup, Matthias 2005


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