Analytic Philosophy 59 (1):19-32 (2018)

T. Raja Rosenhagen
Ashoka University (Sonipat, India)
Adam Pautz
Brown University
Wayne Wu
Carnegie Mellon University
What is the role of conscious experience in the epistemology of perceptual knowledge: how should we characterise what is going on in seeing that o is F in order to illuminate the contribution of seeing o to their status as cases of knowing that o is F? My proposal is that seeing o involves conscious acquaintance with o itself, the concrete worldly source of the truth that o is F, in a way that may make it evident to the subject that o is an instance of ‘x is F’ as she understands this, and hence evident that o is F. Seeing that o is F is thus a way of its being evident that o is F and is therefore a way of knowing that o is F.
Keywords Seeing that o is F  Seeing o  Acquaintance
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DOI 10.1111/phib.12124
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