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Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Casey O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Vision dominates philosophical thinking about perception, and theorizing about experience in cognitive science traditionally has focused on a visual model. This book presents a systematic treatment ... More


Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Marc Marschark and Peter C Hauser (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. The book is written by scientists from different disciplines, which rarely interact in other realms. In this book they ... More


The perceptual world of the dog

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides a short overview on the perceptual abilities of dogs. Vision, audition, and olfaction are described in detail, including the possible experimental methods which could be used ... More


Cross‐Modal Illusions

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sounds are the immediate objects of audition. What else do we hear? Sounds differ from ordinary material objects and their features, but audition informs us about ordinary things and happenings. This ... More


Sonic Realism

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Attempts to understand audition in visual terms lead to puzzlement about the place of sounds in the world. Failing to find sounds among visual objects and features seduces some philosophers to hold ... More


The Locations of Sounds

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Audition is a spatial perceptual modality. We learn about the locations of sound sources through audition because sounds appear in auditory experience to be located at a distance in a given ... More


Sound localization in early-blind human subjects: Evidence for adaptive cortical plasticity

Dave Saint-Amour, Jean-Paul Guillemot, Maryse Lassonde, and Franco Lepore

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

The idea that early-blind subjects may be able to compensate their loss of vision by developing a greater efficiency in the use of their other sensory modalities — primarily touch and audition — was ... More


The role of intersensory redundancy in early perceptual, cognitive, and social development

Lorraine E. Bahrick and Robert Lickliter

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The early development of attentional selectivity is thought to be strongly influenced by the infant’s sensitivity to salient properties of stimulation such as contrast, movement, intensity, and ... More


Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Sean Alexander Gurd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the four centuries leading up to the death of Euripides in 406 BCE, Greek singers, poets, and theorists delved deep into auditory experience. They charted its capacity to develop topologies ... More


Jñāna Yoga

Arvind Sharma

in Modern Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195676389
eISBN:
9780199081974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195676389.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Ramana Maharsi (1879–1950) is credited for simplifying the path of knowledge in modern Hinduism. This point can be made by taking a look at the locus classicus of the path of knowledge in classical ... More


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