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Title: Perceptual Knowledge and Well-Founded Belief
Authors: Millar, Alan
Contact Email: alan.millar@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: evidence
experience
justified belief
perceptual knowledge
recognitional abilities
well-founded belief
Issue Date: Mar-2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Millar A (2016) Perceptual Knowledge and Well-Founded Belief, Episteme, 13 (1), pp. 43-59.
Abstract: Should a philosophical account of perceptual knowledge accord a justicatory role to sensory experiences? This discussion raises problems for an afrmative answer and sets out an alternative account on which justied belief is conceived as well- founded belief and well-foundedness is taken to depend on knowledge. A key part of the discussion draws on a conception of perceptual-recognitional abilities to account for how perception gives rise both to perceptual knowledge and to well-founded belief.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/22836
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/epi.2015.54
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Affiliation: Philosophy

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