Deviant causal chains and hallucinations: A problem for the anti-causalist

Philosophical Quarterly 50 (200):320-331 (2000)
Abstract
The subjective character of a given experience leaves open the question of its precise status. If it looks to a subject K as if there is an object of a kind F in front of him, the experience he is having could be veridical, or hallucinatory. Advocates of the Causal Theory of perception (whom I shall call.
Keywords Causation  Epistemology  Hallucination  Perception
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