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McDowell’s disjunctivism and other minds

Gomes, Anil (2011) McDowell’s disjunctivism and other minds. Inquiry 54 (3), pp. 277-292. ISSN 0020-174X.

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Abstract

John McDowell’s original motivation of disjunctivism occurs in the context of a problem regarding other minds. Recent commentators have insisted that McDowell’s disjunctivism should be classed as an epistemological disjunctivism about epistemic warrant, and distinguished from the perceptual disjunctivism of Hinton, Snowdon and others. In this paper I investigate the relation between the problem of other minds and disjunctivism, and raise some questions for this interpretation of McDowell.

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Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2011 09:22
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:33
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/2924

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