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Single Idea 2775

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 4. Sense Data / b. Nature of sense-data]

Full Idea

The question whether something which appears as datum should remain as accepted fact is one which is not even partially determined by its origin as datum.

Gist of Idea

It is not clear from the nature of sense data whether we should accept them as facts


Jonathan Dancy (Intro to Contemporary Epistemology [1985], 8.5)

Book Reference

Dancy,Jonathan: 'Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology' [Blackwell 1985], p.123