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Cognitive Penetration and Nonconceptual Content

Fiona Macpherson

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter seeks to establish whether the cognitive penetration of experience is compatible with experience having nonconceptual content. Cognitive penetration occurs when one’s beliefs or desires ... More


Towards a Consequentialist Understanding of Cognitive Penetration

Dustin Stokes

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Since cognitive penetration is supposed to be an empirical phenomenon, recent strategies for analysis have been to define the phenomenon and then interpret various psychological data. However, ... More


Learning to Differentiate Objects: The Case of Memory Color

Kevin Connolly

in Perceptual Learning: The Flexibility of the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190662899
eISBN:
9780190662929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662899.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explains memory color as an enhancement of perceptual learning, which enables us to better differentiate objects from their backgrounds. In cases of memory color, faded types of objects ... More


Unencapsulated Modules and Perceptual Judgment

Jack C. Lyons

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

To what extent are cognitive capacities, especially perceptual capacities, informationally encapsulated and to what extent are they cognitively penetrable? And why does this matter? Two reasons we ... More


Dogmatism and the Epistemology of Covert Selection

Chris Tucker

in Reason, Bias, and Inquiry: The Crossroads of Epistemology and Psychology

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197636916
eISBN:
9780197636947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197636916.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Perceptual dogmatism is a prominent theory in epistemology concerning the relationship between perceptual experience and reasonable belief. It holds that, in the absence of counterevidence, it is ... More


The Forensic Approach to Experience

Maura Tumulty

in Alien Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190845629
eISBN:
9780190845650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845629.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

If experiences are alienable, then it must be possible for them to be influenced by aspects of ourselves toward which we might take a critical attitude. This requires that beliefs, biases, emotions, ... More


Multisensory Perception and Cognitive Penetration: The Unity Assumption, Thirty Years After

Ophelia Deroy

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Whether multisensory integration exhibits a form of sensitivity to higher cognitive contents matters a lot, given the flow of recent results confirming the existence of so-called ‘semantic effects’ ... More


How to Understand Perceptual Learning

Kevin Connolly

in Perceptual Learning: The Flexibility of the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190662899
eISBN:
9780190662929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662899.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter explains perceptual learning as long-term changes in perception that are the result of practice or experience. It distinguishes perceptual learning from other nearby ... More


Perceptual Integration, Modularity, and Cognitive Penetration

Daniel C. Burnston and Jonathan Cohen

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

A long-cherished view in philosophy and psychology treats perception as largely consisting in a set of segregated feature detectors. However, the current evidence suggests that this traditional view ... More


Attention and Cognitive Penetration

Christopher Mole

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

It is often thought that the influence of cognition on perception is not evidence of ‘cognitive penetrability’ in those cases where cognition’s influence is mediated by attention. This chapter shows ... More


Seemings and Justification: An Introduction

Chris Tucker

in Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199899494
eISBN:
9780199367719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899494.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This entry introduces readers, first, to the issues surrounding seemings and justification and, second, to the other entries in the volume. In section 1, I survey the main accounts of what seemings ... More


The Emotional Dimension to Sensory Perception

Lana Kühle

in The Epistemology of Non-Visual Perception

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190648916
eISBN:
9780190648947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648916.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers how we might understand the effect that emotions have on the justification of our perceptual beliefs about the world, beliefs that we acquire from a variety of sensory ... More


Phenomenal Conservatism and Its Promises

Kevin McCain and Luca Moretti

in Appearance and Explanation: Phenomenal Explanationism in Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192896872
eISBN:
9780191919152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896872.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses Phenomenal Conservatism (PC) and its promises as a theory of epistemic justification. It also explores common objections raised against PC including that it is too liberal, it ... More


Cognitive Penetration and the Reach of Phenomenal Content

Robert Briscoe

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter critically assesses recent arguments that acquiring the ability to categorize an object as belonging to a certain high-level kind can cause the relevant kind property to be represented ... More


Perceptual Expertise and Perceptual Modularity

Elijah Chudnoff

in Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198863021
eISBN:
9780191913440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863021.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to the Experience Thesis, perceptual expertise is a capacity that manifests itself in perceptual experiences with expertise-specific representational contents. The first part of the chapter ... More


Perceptual Learning: The Flexibility of the Senses

Kevin Connolly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190662899
eISBN:
9780190662929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662899.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Experts from wine tasters to radiologists to bird watchers have all undergone perceptual learning—that is, long-term changes in perception that result from practice or experience. Philosophers have ... More


The Possibility of Spiritual Perception: Objections and Replies

John Greco

in Perceiving Things Divine: Towards a Constructive Account of Spiritual Perception

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198802594
eISBN:
9780191840883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802594.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter identifies three common objections to the possibility of spiritual perception and argues that all three are misguided from the point of view of contemporary cognitive science of ... More


Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism

Chris Tucker (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199899494
eISBN:
9780199367719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899494.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

You believe that there is a paper document (or a computer screen) in front of you because it seems visually that way. I believe that I ate cereal for breakfast because I seem to remember ... More


Cognitive Penetration, Expertise, and Background Information

Elijah Chudnoff

in Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198863021
eISBN:
9780191913440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863021.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can the way that an experience is caused make a difference to what that experience justifies believing? Presentational Conservatism implies that the answer to this question is no. It thereby incurs ... More


Learned Attention and the Contents of Perception

Kevin Connolly

in Perceptual Learning: The Flexibility of the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190662899
eISBN:
9780190662929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662899.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that when we learn to recognize natural kinds, such as pine trees, this should be understood not in terms of kind properties coming to be represented in our perception, but simply ... More


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