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Feelings: The Perception of Self

James D. Laird

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195098891
eISBN:
9780199893614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Feelings argues for the counter-intuitive idea that feelings do not cause behavior, but rather follow from behavior, and are, in fact, the way that we know about our own bodily states ... More


Intentional Awareness

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the nature of conceptual awareness. Reid characterizes the type of conceptual awareness of interest to his theory of perception as a special subspecies of conception, what he ... More


Introduction

Ryan Nichols

in Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199276912
eISBN:
9780191707759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276912.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins by outlining the main goal of this book, which is to determine the content of Reid's theory of perception. This theory includes his analyses of: the intentionality of cognition, ... More


Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Johannes Roessler, Hemdat Lerman, and Naomi Eilan (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Perceptual experience, that paradigm of subjectivity, constitutes our most immediate and fundamental access to the objective world. At least, this would seem to be so if commonsense realism is ... More


Looking at Motion Pictures

Richard Allen

in Film Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159216
eISBN:
9780191673566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159216.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the central question, ‘What do you see when you look at a motion picture?’. The answer depends on the understanding of the activity itself. The philosophical understanding of ... More


Sensing and Doing

Mohan Matthen

in Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199268504
eISBN:
9780191602283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268509.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sensory systems do not passively pick up features available in the ambient energy patterns. According to the Coevolution Thesis propounded here, they provide an organism with discriminatory abilities ... More


‘Colour’ As Part of the Format of Different Perceptual Primitives: The Dual Coding of Colour

Rainer Mausfeld

in Colour Perception: Mind and the physical world

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505006
eISBN:
9780191686764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505006.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter approaches colour from the perspective of cognitive science, which has marshalled convincing evidence that our mental apparatus is equipped with a rich internal structure pertaining to, ... More


Explaining Why Things Look the Way They Do

Kirk A. Ludwing

in Perception

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195084627
eISBN:
9780199847167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084627.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In tackling the question of how we are able to see the world as it is, this chapter makes the assumption that what we perceive is real and truthful and focuses instead on ferreting out the ... More


The Theory of Primary and Secondary Qualities

Georges Dicker

in Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A key part of the world-view that Berkeley tried to overturn is the theory of primary and secondary qualities, and the classic exposition of this theory is in Locke's Essay Concerning Human ... More


Introduction: Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Johannes Roessler

in Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

The introduction aims to bring out some interconnections between the chapters in this volume. It addresses three central questions: 1.What does it mean to conceive of the world as objective? 2. What ... More


Causation in Commonsense Realism

Johannes Roessler

in Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

According to P.F. Strawson, a causal requirement on perception is implicit in everyday explanations of what someone knows in terms of what they perceive. In this paper I argue that this putative ... More


Utility and Truth

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/9780199242009.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines the possibility that doxastic systems, unlike special-purpose systems, are capable of representing an environment that extends beyond the subject's practical reach. It suggests ... More


The Likeness Principle

Georges Dicker

in Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Berkeley's contemporaries commonly held a representational theory of perception, according to which our ideas yield knowledge of material things by resembling their primary qualities. Berkeley ... More


Naturalizing Buddhist Epistemology

Christian Coseru

in Perceiving Reality: Consciousness, Intentionality, and Cognition in Buddhist Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199843381
eISBN:
9780199979851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843381.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the main presuppositions that are implicit in any scholarly endeavour concerned with the analysis and interpretation of non-Western philosophical traditions: the method and ... More


Berkeley's Attack on the Theory of Primary and Secondary Qualities

Georges Dicker

in Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that while Berkeley's arguments against the theory of primary and secondary qualities may count against certain versions of the theory, they don't refute Locke's version, ... More


Self-Perception, Levels of Organization, and the Mind–Body Relation

James D. Laird

in Feelings: The Perception of Self

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195098891
eISBN:
9780199893614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter looks at one set of implications that flow from the hierarchical systems theory, a conception of how mind and body are related that seems to avoid most of the problems of dualism and ... More


Perception and the Ontology of Causation

Helen Steward

in Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

The paper argues that the reconciliation of the Causal Theory of Perception with Disjunctivism requires the rejection of causal particularism – the idea that the ontology of causation is always and ... More


Perceptual Concepts as Non-causal Concepts

Paul Snowdon

in Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

The question discussed is whether our perceptual concepts should be thought of as causal concepts. The notion of a causal concept is clarified, as is the nature of the question, and it is argued that ... More


Berkeley on the Objects of Perception

Jennifer Smalligan Marušić

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/9780198755685.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In the first of the Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, Hylas distinguishes two parts or aspects of every perception, namely a sensation, which is an act of mind, and an object immediately ... More


Children's Understanding of Perceptual Appearances

Matthew Nudds

in Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

The development of children's understanding of perception has been tested with a number of experimental paradigms which involve asking children about the way things look. The results of these ... More


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