Philosophical Studies 169 (3):537-547 (2014)

Jack Lyons
University of Glasgow
Morphological content (MC) is content that is implicit in the standing structure of the cognitive system. Henderson and Horgan claim that MC plays a distinctive epistemological role unrecognized by traditional epistemic theories. I consider the possibilities that MC plays this role either in central cognition or in peripheral modules. I argue that the peripheral MC does not play an interesting epistemological role and that the central MC is already recognized by traditional theories
Keywords Epistemology  Evidence  Connectionism  Reliabilism  Unconscious
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-013-0240-5
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