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  • n. Plural form of seeming.

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Examples

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

    The Night Land

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Epistemology

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

    Epistemology

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

    Epistemology

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

    Epistemology

  • 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

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

    Epistemology

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