Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Evans, Gareth
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Gareth Evans
Perception McDowell I 72
Information System / Evans: the system of abilities that we exercise when we gather information about the world through the use of our senses. (Non-conceptual).
I 73
The operations of the information system are more primitive than the rationally interconnected conceptual abilities that work in judgment and beliefs.
It is the perception that we share with the animals.
I 85
Information System / Evans: its states are independent of beliefs. Beliefs can not explain the content of a perceptual experience, because it could well be that you have no convictions with a corresponding content!

G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977

Ev I
G. Evans
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989

J. McDowell
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001

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