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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


Naive Realism: The Theory and Its Motivations

William Fish

in Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195381344
eISBN:
9780199869183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381344.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces the thesis of naive realism, which claims that the conscious aspects of our experiences are shaped by the external world. It clarifies the terminology of phenomenal character ... More


On Being Alienated

M. G. F. Martin

in Perceptual Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199289769
eISBN:
9780191711046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289769.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Disjunctivist theories advocate a type of naïve realism about veridical perception in that they support the common understanding that some sensory experiences are relations to mind-independent ... More


Explanation in Good and Bad Experiential Cases

Matthew Kennedy

in Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019200
eISBN:
9780262315050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019200.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that we can affirm the pattern of first-person thinking without the epistemic conception of hallucination. The chapter starts by explaining the link that Michael Martin draws ... More


Seeing Bias: Discrediting and Dismissing Accurate Attributions

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the way in which dispositionism maintains its dominance as an attributional framework despite failing to capture accurately the causes of human behavior. The answer lies in a ... More


Introduction

Bimal Krishna Matilal

in Perception: An Essay on Classical Indian Theories of Knowledge

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239765
eISBN:
9780191680014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239765.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book introduces, discusses, and tries to defend a form of realism called Nyāya realism simply because this stands closest to the position upheld by the adherents of the Nyāya school in the ... More


Perception

William Fish

in Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195381344
eISBN:
9780199869183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381344.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops a naive realist theory of veridical perception. It begins from the thought that the phenomenal character of our visual experiences is simply a matter of the scene before us but ... More


Perceptual Causality, Counterfactuals, and Special Causal Concepts

Johannes Roessler

in Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590698
eISBN:
9780191731242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590698.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this paper I contrast two views of causal understanding: a ‘particularist’ view, on which causal understanding is, partly but irreducibly, a matter of grasping what Anscombe called special causal ... More


Experiential Content and Naïve Realism: A Reconciliation

Heather Logue

in Does Perception Have Content?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199756018
eISBN:
9780199395255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756018.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that Naïve Realism is compatible with experiential content. First, it distinguishes three interpretations of the claim that experience has content (the Mild, Medium, and Spicy ... More


Backlash: The Reaction to Mind Sciences in Legal Academia

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter demonstrates that naive cynicism is a pervasive dynamic that shapes policy debates big and small. It argues that naïve cynicism can operate at a particular moment or over long periods of ... More


Two Social Psychologists' Reflections on Situationism and the Criminal Justice System

Lee Ross and Donna Shestowsky

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The criminal justice system relies on lay notions of culpability that are incompatible with contemporary social psychology, and arguably with reasonable standards of fairness and justice. A given ... More


Attributions and Ideologies: Two Divergent Visions of Human Behavior Behind Our Laws, Policies, and Theories

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes a major rift extending across many important debates over our legal structures, policies, and theories of law. It argues that the divide is based, to a significant extent, on ... More


The Ground of Intuitive Knowledge

Elijah Chudnoff

in Intuition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683000
eISBN:
9780191763113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683000.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter sets out an account of intuitive knowledge that is analogous to the account developed for perceptual knowledge in the Chapter 6. According to it, if an intuition experience representing ... More


The Role of Objects in Visual Experience

Susanna Siegel

in The Contents of Visual Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195305296
eISBN:
9780199894277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305296.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The distinction between strong and weak veridicality is explained, and by drawing on this distinction, it is argued that experiences have both singular and non-singular contents. The Argument from ... More


Technocratic Naiveté

Jeffrey Friedman

in Power without Knowledge: A Critique of Technocracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190877170
eISBN:
9780190909505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

An epistemological critique of technocracy may seem unnecessary if one believes that the causes of social and economic problems, and their solutions, are self-evident. However, this belief must ... 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


Grasping the Third Realm

John Bengson

in Oxford Studies in Epistemology Volume 5

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722762
eISBN:
9780191794087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722762.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Numbers, properties, sets, and values are often conceived as non-spatiotemporal, causally inert abstracta – denizens of a Fregean “third realm.” Yet a given thinker seems to know a range of facts ... More


Revelation

Keith Allen

in A Naïve Realist Theory of Colour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198755364
eISBN:
9780191816659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755364.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers the relationship between naïve realist theories of colour and the epistemological thesis that Johnston calls ‘Revelation’: the thesis that the essential natures of the colours ... More


Staying Indoors: How Phenomenal Dogmatism Solves the Skeptical Problem without Going Externalist

Berit Brogaard

in Intellectual Assurance: Essays on Traditional Epistemic Internalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198719632
eISBN:
9780191788727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719632.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Many naive realists and theorists who hold related positions (e.g., disjunctivism) are primarily motivated by epistemological considerations. They argue that unless we accept naive realism or related ... More


Pragmatist Quantum Realism

Richard Healey

in Scientific Realism and the Quantum

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198814979
eISBN:
9780191852817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814979.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Realism comes in many varieties, in science and elsewhere. Van Fraassen’s influential formulation took scientific realism to include the view that science aims to give us, in its theories, a ... More


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