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What We See: The Texture of Conscious Experience

Fred Dretske

in Perceiving the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195386196
eISBN:
9780199866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386196.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

If we think of the objects (as opposed to the facts and properties) we see as the objects we are visually conscious of, the texture of conscious visual experience is given by the number of objects we ... More


The Ends of Explanation

Bryan Magee

in The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237228
eISBN:
9780191706233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237227.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Investigates the contents of Schopenhauer's first book On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason. This is devoted to the nature of explanation. It concludes that all events in the ... More


Overgave

Chris Thompson

in Felt: Fluxus, Joseph Beuys, and the Dalai Lama

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653546
eISBN:
9781452946184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653546.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter narrates the interview between the author and Louwrien Wijers, on her life and experiences within the Fluxus movement. Wijers, as a contemporary of Joseph Beuys, had grown up surrounded ... More


Natural realism

Tim Button

in The Limits of Realism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199672172
eISBN:
9780191758393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672172.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores Putnam’s more recent natural realism. Natural realism has many points of contact with McDowell’s line of thought in Mind and World. In particular, it utterly rejects the ... More


Some Issues in Berkeley’s Account of Sense Perception

Tom Stoneham

in Berkeley's Three Dialogues: New Essays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198755685
eISBN:
9780191816833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755685.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This paper engages with the debate of how Berkeley reconciles restricting the objects of sense perception to what is immediately perceived with allowing that ordinary physical objects are amongst the ... More


The Ghost of Clever Hans

Mark Rowlands

in Can Animals Be Persons?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190846039
eISBN:
9780190846060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846039.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

According to the problem of other animal minds, claims to know anything about the minds of animals suffer from serious problems of justification. These problems parallel the problem of other human ... More


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