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On the explanatory power of hallucination

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Pautz (Perceiving the world , 2010) has argued that the most prominent naive realist account of hallucination—negative epistemic disjunctivism—cannot explain how hallucinations enable us to form beliefs about perceptually presented properties. He takes this as grounds to reject both negative epistemic disjunctivism and naive realism. Our aims are two: First, to show that this objection is dialectically ineffective against naive realism, and second, to draw morals from the failure of this obje...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11229-016-1020-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Synthese Journal website
Volume:
194
Issue:
5
Pages:
1765-1785
Publication date:
2016-02-01
Acceptance date:
2016-01-10
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EISSN:
1573-0964
ISSN:
0039-7857
Source identifiers:
951293
Language:
English
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2018-12-10

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