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Direct Perceptual Realism II: Non‐Conceptual Content

Robert Hanna

in Kant, Science, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285549
eISBN:
9780191713965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285549.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the ‘direct’ aspect of direct perceptual realism, and in particular, Kant's theory of non-conceptual perceptual content. A cognition is direct in the Kantian sense if and only ... More


Development

Caroline Jenkins

in Grounding Concepts: An Empirical Basis for Arithmetical Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231577
eISBN:
9780191716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231577.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter consists in development of some of the key ideas of the previous chapter. It begins by showing how an arithmetical epistemology along the lines suggested in the previous chapter sits ... More


The Cognitive Science of Practical Knowledge

Jason Stanley

in Know How

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695362
eISBN:
9780191729768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695362.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that the cognitive science of the knowledge behind skilled action is consistent with the view of knowing how, and its relation to skill, argued for in the book. First, the chapter ... More


Perceptual Experience

Tamar Szabo Gendler and John Hawthorne (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199289769
eISBN:
9780191711046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289769.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The topic of perceptual experience lies at the center of a number of important debates in epistemology, the philosophy of mind, and the psychology of perception. In recent years, it has become one of ... More


Truth in Virtue of Intentionality, Or, The Return of the Analytic-Synthetic Distinction

Robert Hanna

in Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198716297
eISBN:
9780191785009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716297.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is the analytic-synthetic distinction? According to the contemporary Kantian conception offered in this book, it is the categorically sharp contrast between two fundamentally different kinds of ... More


De-sophisticating the Framework

Robert Kirk

in Zombies and Consciousness

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199285488
eISBN:
9780191603150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285489.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

If the basic package (equivalently, being a decider) requires not only the capacity to acquire and use information, but to do so in a sense which involves the ability to represent the world and to ... More


Radically Naïve Realism

Robert Hanna

in Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198716297
eISBN:
9780191785009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716297.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is rational human sense perception? Can we correctly sense-perceive our world, and thereby know it? And if the answer to both of those questions is “yes,” then how is this possible? Chapter 3 ... More


Applications and Extensions

Dominic Gregory

in Showing, Sensing, and Seeming: Distinctively Sensory Representations and their Contents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653737
eISBN:
9780191761294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653737.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter aims to give the reader a fuller sense of the theory of distinctively sensory content presented in the previous chapter, by showing how it may be used to handle examples of various sorts ... More


Externalism and the Inner–Outer Distinction

Madhucchanda Sen

in Externalism and the Mental

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199453603
eISBN:
9780199084623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453603.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the final chapter it is claimed that the history of the debate shows that we must give up the inner–outer distinction. This move was initiated by an anti-Cartesian line of thinking. To this extent ... More


Representationalism

John Campbell and Quassim Cassam

in Berkeley's Puzzle: What Does Experience Teach Us?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716259
eISBN:
9780191784989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716259.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that the representational view of sensory experience has a ready-made solution to Berkeley’s Puzzle. Sensory experience can ground concepts of mind-independent objects because it ... More


Travis on Frege, Kant, and the Given: Comments on ‘Unlocking the Outer World’

John McDowell

in In the Light of Experience: New Essays on Perception and Reasons

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198809630
eISBN:
9780191846908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809630.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Travis thinks my view that there is a myth, the Myth of the Given, to be avoided is based on a conception that would entail that our conceptual capacities cannot make contact with the non-conceptual. ... More


Standard Objections

Nicholas Shea

in Representation in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198812883
eISBN:
9780191850677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812883.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Varitel semantics has several resources for dealing with indeterminacy. It gives rise to more determinate contents than informational semantics or consumer-based teleosemantics. The remaining ... More


Early forms of metacognition in human children

Frank Esken

in Foundations of Metacognition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646739
eISBN:
9780191745867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646739.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The focus of this chapter concerns the question whether human children develop early forms of metacognition before they develop full fledged, language-bound metacognitive abilities of the form ‘I ... More


The Politics of Theorizing

Tai-Heng Cheng

in When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195370171
eISBN:
9780190259716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370171.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines apparently conflicting international legal theories to better understand disputes about international law. It concludes that even at the level of theory, disagreements are not ... More


Hausserl and the Linguistic Turn

Charles Parsons

in Future Pasts: The Analytic Tradition in Twentieth Century Philosophy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139167
eISBN:
9780199833214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513916X.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Parsons criticizes Dummett’s recent argument that Husserl was not an analytic philosopher because Husserl did not accept that a philosophical account of thought can be attained only through a ... More


Emotions and the Intelligibility of Akratic Action

Christine Tappolet

in Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199257362
eISBN:
9780191601842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257361.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What is the role of emotions in akratic action? Proposing that emotions are non‐conceptual perceptions of values, the author argues that such states have the capacity not just to cause but also to ... More


A defense of the Voice of Competence

Georges Rey

in Linguistic Intuitions: Evidence and Method

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198840558
eISBN:
9780191876240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840558.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Michael Devitt has argued against the view that the intuitive verdicts on which linguists routinely rely result from a special “Voice of Competence” (VoC) whereby the spontaneous intuitions of native ... More


In What Sense Are Emotions Evaluations?

Julien A. Deonna and Fabrice Teroni

in Emotion and Value

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199686094
eISBN:
9780191766039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686094.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, the idea that emotions are evaluations is introduced. It explores two approaches attempting to account for this idea in terms of attitudes that are alleged to become emotional when ... More


A Display Theory of Attitude Attribution

Mark Sainsbury

in Thinking about Things

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198803348
eISBN:
9780191841538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803348.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This is the central chapter in the book. It describes and defends display theory, a theory of attitude attribution according to which the words in the complement put concepts on display rather than ... More


Knowledge and the Explanatory Project

Georges Rey

in Representation of Language: Philosophical Issues in a Chomskyan Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198855637
eISBN:
9780191889318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855637.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Chomskyans distinctively require that a linguistic theory be “explanatorily adequate,” accounting for the possibility of children’s acquisition of grammar. They characterize that acquisition in terms ... More


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