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The Argument from Causation

  • Georges Dicker
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Part of the Philosophical Studies Series in Philosophy book series (PSSP, volume 22)

Abstract

In this chapter I shall consider the main ‘scientific’ argument for the introduction of sense-data, the argument from Causation. I shall try to show that the argument has force only insofar as it is really an epistemological argument, and that its force derives from its calling attention to a dimension of the epistemological problem of perception that we have so far not considered.

Keywords

Physical Object Perceptual Experience Visual Experience Causal Chain Physical Thing 
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Copyright information

© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Georges Dicker
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  1. 1.State University of New York College at BrockportUSA

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