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dc.contributor.authorMcGrath, Matthew
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-01T23:34:31Z
dc.date.available2018-04-01T23:34:31Z
dc.date.issued2018-01-13
dc.identifier241882644
dc.identifier9afa9e03-9014-42dc-9c6c-08d4c58bae0a
dc.identifier84963727598
dc.identifier000419946900005
dc.identifier.citationMcGrath , M 2018 , ' Looks and perceptual justification ' , Philosophy and Phenomenological Research , vol. 96 , no. 1 , pp. 110-133 . https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12289en
dc.identifier.issn0031-8205
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10023/13053
dc.description.abstractImagine I hold up a Granny Smith apple for all to see. You would thereby gain justified beliefs that it was green, that it was apple, and that it is a Granny Smith apple. Under classical foundationalism, such simple visual beliefs are mediately justified on the basis of reasons concerning your experience. Under dogmatism, some or all of these beliefs are justified immediately by your experience and not by reasons you possess. This paper argues for what I call the looks view of the justification of simple visual beliefs. According to the looks view, such beliefs are mediately justified on the basis of reasons concerning how the relevant things look. Unlike under classical foundationalism, under the looks view as I develop it, these reasons are public. They are public with respect to both their content and possession: with respect to content, they are not about ourselves and our experiences, and with respect to their possession, many people can have the very same looks-related reasons.
dc.format.extent149644
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofPhilosophy and Phenomenological Researchen
dc.subjectB Philosophy (General)en
dc.subjectT-NDASen
dc.subject.lccB1en
dc.titleLooks and perceptual justificationen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studiesen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Philosophyen
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/phpr.12289
dc.description.statusNon peer revieweden
dc.date.embargoedUntil2018-04-01


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