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Comment author: [deleted] 29 April 2012 05:35:42PM 2 points [-]

No. It's about truth. Cognitive engines don't run because you justified them into existence. They run when they systematically produce truth, whether the philosophers agree it ought to or not.

Comment author: Peterdjones 22 November 2012 12:23:47AM *  2 points [-]

To produce truth systematically--by a method known to generate truth reliably--is to produce justified truth.

Comment author: [deleted] 22 November 2012 02:04:42AM 1 point [-]

for sane vales of "justified".

Comment author: Peterdjones 23 November 2012 07:10:12PM 1 point [-]

What insane values did you have in mind? "Justified" is pretty much a success-word in philosophy.