A Note on the Significance of the Surface Inquiry

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It is a plain fact that the backs of solid objects are not in view. This has no skeptical significance, for reasons Austin explains. Skeptical implications could attach only to a corresponding non-plain fact. This brings out a distinctive interest in Clarke’s surface inquiry.

A Note on the Significance of the Surface Inquiry

in International Journal for the Study of Skepticism

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