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Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Georges Dicker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his two most important works, the Principles of Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, Berkeley argues, against the prevailing Cartesian-Lockean worldview, that there is ... More


Perception as causal inference

Jakob Hohwy

in The Predictive Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682737
eISBN:
9780191766350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682737.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Our senses are bombarded with input from things in the world. On the basis of that input, we perceive what is out there. The problem that is the focus here is how the brain accomplishes this feat of ... More


The problem of perception

Georges Dicker

in Locke on Knowledge and Reality: A Commentary on An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190662196
eISBN:
9780190662233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662196.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter formulates the problem of perception, which Locke sometimes dismisses but eventually tries to solve. The formulation hinges on the “argument from the multiple possible causes of any ... More


Metric Entrainment and the Problem(s) of Perception

Justin London

in The Philosophy of Rhythm: Aesthetics, Music, Poetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199347773
eISBN:
9780199347896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199347773.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Chapter 11 discusses the limits and mechanisms of our perceptual faculties for auditory rhythm. Perhaps more than vision, a consideration of auditory perception, and our auditory perception of rhythm ... More


Reason’s Reach

Charles Travis

in Perception: Essays After Frege

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676545
eISBN:
9780191755804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676545.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Experience, one would have thought, makes the world bear for us in particular ways on the thing to think (or do). Such is its job. The fundamental problem of perception is: How can it do this? Some ... More


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