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Unconscious perceptual justification

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Perceptual experiences justify beliefs. A perceptual experience of a dog justifies the belief that there is a dog present. But there is much evidence that perceptual states can occur without being conscious, as in experiments involving masked priming. Do unconscious perceptual states provide justification as well? The answer depends on one’s theory of justification. While most varieties of externalism seem compatible with unconscious perceptual justification, several theories have recently af...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/0020174X.2018.1432413

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Inquiry Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
5-6
Pages:
569-589
Publication date:
2018-02-22
Acceptance date:
2017-09-02
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EISSN:
1502-3923
ISSN:
0020-174X
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pubs:836661
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uuid:cd43c73f-eb95-4cb3-92e6-672cca544a0c
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pubs:836661
Source identifiers:
836661
Deposit date:
2018-04-17

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