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Experience and Knowledge

Anil Gupta

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/9780199289769.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides outlines of arguments, developed more fully in the author's Empiricism and Experience, for the following theses. (1) If one holds the given in experience (i.e. the rational ... More


Better than Mere Knowledge? The Function of Sensory Awareness

Mark Johnston

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/9780199289769.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the function of sensory awareness for perception in two ways. First, it addresses how sensory awareness functions so as to make available external items as objects of immediate ... More


Sensory coding

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the general principles of visual coding. It covers the structure of sense organs; types of sensory coding; temporal coding; the geometry of visual space; coding primitives; ... More


The Role of Generative Knowledge in Object Perception

Peter W. Battaglia, Daniel Kersten, and Paul Schrater

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Combining multiple sensory cues is an effective strategy for improving perceptual judgments in principle, but in practice it demands sophisticated processing to extract useful information. Sensory ... More


Perception

Alvin Plantinga

in Warrant and Proper Function

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195078640
eISBN:
9780199872213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195078640.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, I point out a few salient features of my account of warrant as it applies to perception and perceptual warrant. On my account, a perceptual judgment of mine (or yours) constitutes ... More


 Concluding Remarks

Anil Gupta

in Empiricism and Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195189582
eISBN:
9780199868452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189582.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents a synthesis of the preceding discussions and some concluding thoughts. The book is built around the idea that of the interdependence of perceptual judgments and view. The ... More


Peirce on Interpretation

Carl R. Hausman

in Conversations on Peirce: Reals and Ideals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823234677
eISBN:
9780823238842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234677.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Peirce maintained that all human reasoning and inferencing involve some interpretation. The semiotic conditions of interpretation in perception and reasoning are developed here.


The support problem: physical connection revisited

Daniel J. Povinelli, James E. Reaux, Laura A. Teall, and Steve Giambrone

in Folk Physics for Apes: The Chimpanzee's theory of how the world works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198572190
eISBN:
9780191584978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198572190.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter presents the results of studies on the classic ‘support’ problem, originally employed by Piaget (1952). Here, the problem involves a goal object (a toy) that is out of the infant's ... More


Connecting Empirical Perceptual Data with Psychophysical Scales

Rolf G. Kuehni and Andreas Schwarz

in Color Ordered: A Survey of Color Order Systems from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189681
eISBN:
9780199847747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189681.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Driving the prediction effort has been the objective of elaborating color vision and, more significantly, for technological and commercial needs. Of crucial importance among these needs has been the ... More


Eight Defenses of the Method of Cases: Amateur Psychology, Reflection, Expertise, Limited Influence, Fallibility, Reform, Mischaracterization, and Overgeneralization

Edouard Machery

in Philosophy Within Its Proper Bounds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807520
eISBN:
9780191845444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807520.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 5 examines eight different ways of defending the method of cases against Unreliability, Dogmatism, and Parochialism, and finds them wanting. It defends the experimental bona fides of ... More


“Man’s highest developments are social”: The Individual and the Social in Peirce’s Philosophy of Religion

Gesche Linde

in The Varieties of Transcendence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267576
eISBN:
9780823272389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267576.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores some of the semiotic presuppositions and implications of Charles Sanders Peirce's philosophy of religion from the perspective of his semiotic final draft of 1905. More ... More


Respectful Deference: Conformity Revisited

Paul L. Harris and Kathleen H. Corriveau

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0042
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The Asch paradigm has often been used to measure “conformity” among adults. Researchers recently developed a child-friendly version that has produced similar results, with three- to four-year-olds ... More


Perception

Jonathan Stoltz

in Illuminating the Mind: An Introduction to Buddhist Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907532
eISBN:
9780190907570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907532.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides an overview of Buddhist accounts of perceptual knowledge as articulated by Dignāga and Dharmakīrti. It identifies the key features of these two epistemologists’ accounts of ... More


Linguistic intuitions again: A response to Gross and Rey

Michael Devitt

in Linguistic Intuitions: Evidence and Method

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198840558
eISBN:
9780191876240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840558.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Linguistics takes speakers’ intuitions about the syntactic and semantic properties of their language as good evidence for a theory of that language. Why are these intuitions good evidence? The ... More


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