Perceptual knowledge derailed

Philosophical Studies 112 (1):31-45 (2003)
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Abstract

The tracking theory treats knowledge as counterfactual covariation of belief and truth through a sphere of possibilities. I argue that the tracking theory cannot respect perceptual knowledge, because perceptual belief covaries with truth through a discontinuous scatter of possibilities.

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