Innocuous Givenness

Externalist view
Certain capacities
Epistemic satisfactoriness

Properly functioning sensory systems provide a capacity for differential responsiveness to environmental features. Nevertheless, the rational faculty must also be operative in our experiential condition of being perceptually presented with things to grasp.

“Having something Given to one would be being given something for knowledge without needing to have capacities that would be necessary for one to be able to get to know it.” – John McDowell

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