The causal theory of veridical hallucinations

Philosophy 71 (276):245-254 (1996)
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At the very heart of the causal theory of perception are the peculiar examples sometimes called veridical hallucinations. These examples originate with Grice, who used them to prove ‘conclusively’ that when we say, for example, ‘Jane saw John’, we mean that John is the cause of certain visual experiences or impressions had by Jane
Keywords Causation  Epistemology  Perception  Grice, H P
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DOI 10.1017/S0031819100041462
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