PHL 101, Spring 2001, M. Kagan - Comments welcome.  Please email:

Group Work for Saadia Gaon

Divide into groups of about four - five people. Appoint a recorder to report for your group. If you were not present in class for this exercise, you may complete it (in less than 2 pages) as a typed assignment

1. Find at least one person in the group who knows his or her own birthday (month, day, year, e.g., "April 27, 1982").

2. A.  How does this person know?

    B.  What is the evidence? What kind of evidence is it?

    C.  What kind of evidence, if any, does this evidence have?

    D.  Try to classify this evidence.

3. Do all the members of your group now know how old this person is? Why or why not?

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