Perception and Reason

Oxford University Press (1999)
Authors
Bill Brewer
King's College London
Abstract
Bill Brewer presents an original view of the role of conscious experience in the acquisition of empirical knowledge. He argues that perceptual experiences must provide reasons for empirical beliefs if there are to be any determinate beliefs at all about particular objects in the world. This fresh approach to epistemology turns away from the search for necessary and sufficient conditions for knowledge and works instead from a theory of understanding in a particular area.
Keywords Belief  Epistemology  Experience  Knowledge  Perception  Reason
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Call number BD181.B815 2002
ISBN(s) 0199250456   9780199250455  
DOI 10.2307/3071078
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