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On not giving up the world: Davidson and the grounds for belief
Malpas, J (2008) On not giving up the world: Davidson and the grounds for belief. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 16 (2). pp. 201-215. ISSN 0967-2559
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What is the relation between our beliefs or thoughts in general and the perceptual experience of the world that gives rise to those beliefs. Donald Davidson is taken to have a well-known answer to this question that runs as follows: while our beliefs are at least in part, caused by our experience, such experience does not thereby count as providing a rational ground for those beliefs; our beliefs are evidently ground in other belief but not in the experience that gives rise to them.
|Keywords:||belief; knowledge; experience; reasons; realism; content|
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Journal of Philosophical Studies|
|Page Range:||pp. 201-215|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.1080/09672550802008641|
|Date Deposited:||21 Jul 2009 03:33|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:03|
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