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Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion

William Fish

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195381344
eISBN:
9780199869183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381344.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The idea of a disjunctive theory of visual experiences first found expression in J. M. Hinton's pioneering 1973 book Experiences. The first monograph in this exciting area since then, this book ... More


The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Jonathan Cohen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This book offers a new approach to longstanding philosophical puzzles about what colors are and how they fit into the natural world. The author argues for a role-functionalist treatment of color — a ... More


Summary Conclusion

JONATHAN COHEN

in The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

In summary, the start of this essay provided two accounts of the nature of color in terms of a distinction between relationalist accounts and non-relationalist accounts. A novel taxonomy of the ... More


Introduction

Ian Hinckfuss

in The Existence of Space and Time

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245193
eISBN:
9780191680854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245193.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book addresses the philosophical problems of space and time. Roughly speaking, Chapters 1, 2, and 3 deal with space, and Chapters 4, 5, and 6 deal with time. These problems perhaps arise merely ... More


Geometric Possibility

Gordon Belot

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595327
eISBN:
9780191729157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595327.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Relationalism about space is a venerable doctrine that is enjoying renewed attention among philosophers and physicists. Relationalists deny that space is ontologically prior to matter and seek to ... More


Conclusion

Gordon Belot

in Geometric Possibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595327
eISBN:
9780191729157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595327.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter provides a brief overview of the preceding chapters. It gives some concluding thoughts about substantivalism, relationalism, modality, and the laws of nature.


The Argument From Perceptual Variation

JONATHAN COHEN

in The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

An argument for color relationalism based on the phenomenon of perceptual variation, which the author considers as the core argument for relationalism is presented in this chapter. Several different ... More


Relationalism Defended: Ontology

JONATHAN COHEN

in The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Addressing a series of challenges to the color relationalist's ontology is the main goal of this chapter. The first objection concerns the large plurality of color properties recognized by color ... More


Relationalism Defended: Phenomenology

JONATHAN COHEN

in The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

A relationalist treatment of the phenomenology of color is offered in this chapter. It explores the accusation that color relationalism is inconsistent with the ordinary color phenomenology, and that ... More


Role Functionalism and Its Relationalist Rivals

JONATHAN COHEN

in The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter compares role functionalism with other forms of color relationalism that have attracted philosophical adherents and argues that these alternative forms of relationalism all have serious ... More


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