chapter  6
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Conclusion

However, in those circumstances, Eliza might, for example, reasonably accept A – since she knows that she herself is a philosopher – while rejecting D – since she does not realise that D is about her and believes that she is the only philosopher present. So, there are grounds to deny that A is the same thought as D, even though D is the same thought as C. And, so, given that there are grounds to accept that C is the same thought as B, there are also grounds to deny that B is the same thought as A. There are therefore grounds to reject the target hypothesis.