chapter  6
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The Revised—and Successful—Causal Argument for Sense-data

The revised causal argument is a combination of the original causal argument and the argument from hallucination.1 It can be stated in the following way.

It is clearly true that

1 It is theoretically possible by activating some brain process which is involved in a particular type of perception to cause an hallucination which exactly resembles that perception in its subjective character.