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Carolyn Price

in Functions in Mind: A Theory of Intentional Content

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242009
eISBN:
9780191696992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242009.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter focuses on the capacities of relatively unsophisticated organisms. It discusses the long-standing philosophical debate concerning the relationship between the capacity to represent ... More


Perception as a Direct Source of Moral Knowledge

Robert Audi

in Moral Perception

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156484
eISBN:
9781400846320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156484.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores how simple perception, whether moral or not, does not entail belief formation, but its non-doxastic character does not in the least preclude its presenting perceivers with much ... More


The Perceptual System

Stephen Everson

in Aristotle on Perception

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238638
eISBN:
9780191597374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238630.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Everson gives an account of the perceptual system as a whole, and also examines the connection between perception and phantasia, or imagination. Everson argues that Aristotle has two notions of ... More


Perceptually Constituting the Material Object

Brian O'Shaughnessy

in Consciousness and the World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256723
eISBN:
9780191598135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256721.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What is implicit in a typically human perception of a material object? First, perceivability is a contingent property of its bearer, relative to perceiver and conditions. Typically, human perception ... More


Stereotype Threat in Interracial Interactions

Jennifer A. Richeson and J. Nicole Shelton

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter adopts a stereotype threat perspective to examine dynamics of interracial interactions. We first review relevant literature suggesting that both white and racial minority individuals are ... More


Colours and Powers

Barry Stroud

in Philosophers Past and Present: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608591
eISBN:
9780191729621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608591.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In his masterly book on Locke, Michael Ayers criticizes Locke's conception of colour-words as primarily naming simple ideas of colour while ‘secondarily’ naming whatever it is in objects that causes ... More


Realism and Explanation

Bill Brewer

in Perception and its Objects

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199260256
eISBN:
9780191725470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260256.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The motivation and defence of (OV) is completed by a detailed engagement with the question how the mind-independence of the physical objects that we perceive shows up from our own perspective as ... More


Most Underappreciated … By Me!

Mark Snyder

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0037
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Mark Snyder reflects on what he thinks is his most underappreciated work: a study that looked into the ways in which expectations influence the course of social interaction. He discusses the ... More


The “Messenger Effect” in Persuasion

Saul M. Kassin

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0053
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Saul M. Kassin reflects on his most underappreciated work: a paper entitled “Deposition testimony and the surrogate witness: Evidence for a messenger effect in persuasion.” Published in 1983 in ... More


Narrating Courtship through a Gap

Doris G. Bargen

in Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: The Tale of Genji and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851545
eISBN:
9780824868123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851545.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses how the female character is perceived in scenes of kaimami and the narrative dimensions underlying the subjective nature and the ambiguity of visual perceptions. In the ... More


Consciousness, Seeing, and Knowing

Michael Tye

in Consciousness Revisited: Materialism without Phenomenal Concepts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012737
eISBN:
9780262255172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012737.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses how we see the world and the things around us; it shows how we commonly use the term “see” with respect to objects and with respect to facts. Some have argued that there is a ... More


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