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The Epistemology of Non-Visual Perception

Dimitria Electra Gatzia and Berit Brogaard


Most of the research on the epistemology of perception has focused on visual perception. This is hardly surprising given that most of our knowledge about the world is attributable to our visual experiences. This edited volume is the first to instead focus on the epistemology of non-visual perception—hearing, touch, taste, and cross-sensory experiences. Drawing on recent empirical studies of emotion, perception, and decision-making, it breaks new ground on discussions of whether perceptual experience can yield justified beliefs and how to characterize those beliefs. The Epistemology of Non-Visu ... More

Keywords: non-visual perception, perception, epistemology, emotion, decision-making, agential perception, knowledge, philosophy of mind

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190648916
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190648916.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dimitria Electra Gatzia, editor
Professor and Chair of the department of Philosophy, University of Akron, USA

Berit Brogaard, editor
Professor of Philosophy, University of Miami, USA

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