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What is the Relation Between an Experience, the Subject of the Experience, and the Content of the Experience?

Galen Strawson

in Real Materialism: and Other Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199267422
eISBN:
9780191708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267422.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes ‘content’ in a natural internalist way to refer to occurrent mental content. It introduces a ‘thin’ or ‘live’ notion of the subject according to which a subject of experience ... More


Object Representations Used in Action and Perception

J. Randall Flanagan and Roland S. Johansson

in Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The ability to predict accurately the mechanical properties of the objects we interact with is essential for skilled and dexterous manipulation. For example, when lifting an object, people typically ... More


The Perception of Quality: Auditory Timbre

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The sound reaching the observer is the result of the discrete frequency source excitation being filtered by the sound body resonances, analogous to that for color stimuli. However, the interactive ... More


The Objects of Property: The Separability Thesis

James Penner

in The Idea of Property in Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299264
eISBN:
9780191714313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299264.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

If property is a right to things, the things that can be property must be characterised. There appears to be a significant distinction between the uses we feel justified in making of ‘things’ that ... More


International Economy

Philip Allott

in Eunomia: New Order for a New World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244935
eISBN:
9780191697418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244935.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the economy of international society. Every society, from the society of the family to the international society of the whole human race, is, as part of its socializing, an ... More


Causal Knowledge in Corvids, Primates, and Children: More Than Meets the Eye?

Amanda Seed, Daniel Hanus, and Josep Call

in Tool Use and Causal Cognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199571154
eISBN:
9780191731259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571154.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Previous experimental work has led several authors to conclude that only humans reinterpret ‘first-order perceptual relations in terms of higher order role-governed relational structures,’ meaning ... More


Nietzsche’s Metaphysics?

Galen Strawson

in Nietzsche on Mind and Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722236
eISBN:
9780191789083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722236.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers ten claims. There is no [1] persisting and unitary self, [2] no fundamental (ontological) distinction between objects and their properties, or [3] between the categorical ... More


What is Information?

Christopher G. Timpson

in Quantum Information Theory and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199296460
eISBN:
9780191741791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296460.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Distinctions are drawn between a number of different information concepts. It is noted that ‘information’ in both the everyday and Shannon-theory setting is an abstract noun, though derived in ... More


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