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So it's not morally right or morally good to believe something on[br]the basis of good reasons.
Similarly, it's not morally[br]wrong, or evil, or wicked to believe something on[br]the basis of a bad reason.
Now, it's worth saying something about how I'm using the term "good" here.
I'm not using it to indicate anything having to do with morality or ethics.
Rather, here, what it is to[br]say that a reason is good is closely tied to the notion of truth.
So a good reason for a belief is one that makes it probable, that is, it's one that makes the belief likely to be true.
In this lesson, we're gonna[br]talk about three things. And she says to you, quite confidently, "Monty won't be at the party." You're not sure whether[br]or not to believe her, so it would be natural[br]for you to follow up by asking, "Why do you think so?
" And there are a lot of different things that she might say in response.