McDowell, scepticism, and the 'veil of perception'

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 81 (2):175-190 (2003)
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McDowell has argued that external world scepticism is a pressing problem only in so far as we accept, on the basis of the argument from illusion, the claim that perceiving that p and hallucinating that p involve a highest common factor.

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