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Single Idea 3579

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 4. Sense Data / a. Sense-data theory]

Full Idea

The point of insisting on the absolute immediacy of sense data is that representation always seems to involve the possibility of misrepresentation.

Gist of Idea

Sense data avoid the danger of misrepresenting the world


Michael Williams (Problems of Knowledge [2001], Ch. 8)

Book Reference

Williams,Michael: 'Problems of Knowledge' [OUP 2001], p.97