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What does Moore need the second hand for?

I just read Moores 'Proof of an external world' and I feel like I almost get it. To me the structure seems to be this: He clarifies what 'the existence of things outside of us' is (anything that ...
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Are there canonical strong arguments for Moore's "here is an hand" argument proving that you are not me?

If Moore is wrong about the external world a strange situation emerge: the very skeptical people that criticise him must be inside Moore's mind. Actually, if the critics are right, Moore himself must ...
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Does saying "a morally good singer is a morally good person" undermine Geach's attempt to undermine Moore?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but Peter Geach used the infelicity of statements like, "A good singer is thusly a good person," to try to show that G. E. Moore's sense of the word "good" ...
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