The grounds for inductive inference, and therewith for all forms epistemic realism, are identified. Skepticism concerning induction is shown to be incompatible with the datum that our experiences are temporally collocated and otherwise cohesive. Skepticism concerning the veridicality of our senses is shown to fail for the same reason. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Theo Holland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/077004/bk_acx0_077004_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.