Disjunctivism: Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception

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Does perception provide us with direct and unmediated access to the world around us? The so-called 'argument from illusion ' has traditionally been supposed to show otherwise: from the subject's point of view, perceptual illusions are often indistinguishable from veridical perceptions; hence, perceptual experience, as such, cannot provide us with knowledge of the world, but only with knowledge of how things appear to us. Disjunctive accounts of perceptual experience, first proposed by John McDowell and Paul Snowdon in the ...

Disjunctivism: Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415623063

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