Chapter

Further Applications: Originalism and Experience

R. M. Sainsbury and Michael Tye

in Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199695317
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191738531 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695317.003.0008
Further Applications: Originalism and Experience

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This chapter applies originalism to three further problems: the content of hallucinatory experience, the epistemic role of perception, and arguments against physicalism based on conceivability (especially zombie-based arguments).

Keywords: Illusion; hallucination; experience; perception; gappy content; Mary’s room; McDowell; warrant; conceivability; possibility; zombies; physicalism

Chapter.  11721 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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