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Title: Disjunctivism and skepticism
Authors: Millar, Alan
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Editors: Greco, John
Citation: Millar A (2008) Disjunctivism and skepticism. In: Greco John (ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism. Oxford handbooks, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 581-604.
Keywords: Disjunctivism
Perceptual experience
Perceptual knowledge
Paul Snowdon
John McDowell
Crispin Wright
Recognitional abilities
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Series/Report no.: Oxford handbooks
Abstract: The paper explains what disjunctivism is and explores its implications for skepticism. Following an account of Paul Snowdon’s conception of a disjunctivist account of perceptual experience the the focus is on how disjunctivism has figured in the epistemological work of John McDowell. A conception of recognitional abilities is deployed to expand on McDowell’s position. Finally, there is consideration of whether McDowell offers a satisfactory response to skepticism, taking account of criticism’s made by Crispin W
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Type: Part of book or chapter of book
Affiliation: Philosophy

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