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Epistemological Disjunctivism: A First Pass

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199557912
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191743290 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0002
Epistemological Disjunctivism: A First Pass

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This chapter sets out the core thesis of epistemological disjunctivism: In paradigmatic cases of perceptual knowledge an agent, S, has perceptual knowledge that φ in virtue of being in possession of rational support, R, for her belief that φ which is both factive (i.e., R's obtaining entails φ) and reflectively accessible to S.

Keywords: perceptual knowledge; agent; rational support

Chapter.  1417 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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