The Argument from Causation
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.
KeywordsPhysical Object Perceptual Experience Visual Experience Causal Chain Physical Thing
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