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Perceptual Knowledge (I): (Space)

Quassim Cassam

in The Possibility of Knowledge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208319
eISBN:
9780191708992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208319.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to Kant, the perception of space is not just an enabling condition for basic primary epistemic seeing but also an enabling condition for epistemic perceiving generally and for the resulting ... More


The Locations of Sounds

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Audition is a spatial perceptual modality. We learn about the locations of sound sources through audition because sounds appear in auditory experience to be located at a distance in a given ... More


Motor representations and the perception of space:: perceptual judgments of the boundary of action space

Yvonne Delevoye-Turrell, Angela Bartolo, and Yonn Coello

in Perception, Action, and Consciousness: Sensorimotor Dynamics and Two Visual Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199551118
eISBN:
9780191594960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551118.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter first presents the current knowledge about how the perceptual space is organized in relation to body and action representations. It then discusses a neuro-cognitive model that accounts ... More


Effects of Blindness and Deafness on the Development of Spatial Perception and Cognition

Teresa V. Mitchell

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the consequences of blindness and deafness on spatial perception and cognition. A critical question is whether ... More


Disorders of spatial perception and the visual control of action

A. David Milner and Melvyn A. Goodale

in The Visual Brain in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524724
eISBN:
9780191689239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524724.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this chapter the authors argue that the relevant computations for the control of spatially directed movements are carried out by neural systems that are quite independent of those underlying much ... More


Object Seeing and Spatial Perception

Craig French

in Phenomenal Presence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199666416
eISBN:
9780191858284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199666416.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the Spatiality Claim: if one sees an object then one sees some of that object’s spatial properties. The author considers an argument for this given by Cassam (2007), and ... More


Distal Touch

Matthew Fulkerson

in The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019965
eISBN:
9780262318471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019965.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that in touch, as in vision and audition, we can and often do perceive objects and properties even when we are not in direct or even apparent bodily contact with them. Unlike ... More


Woolf and the City

Elizabeth F. Evans and Sarah E. Cornish (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book contains chapters selected from the nearly 200 papers delivered at the nineteenth annual international conference on Virginia Woolf. The volume includes an introduction, the conference ... More


Thinking in Movement: Further Analyses and Validations

Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses infant spatial perceptions and cognitions, and how they are intimately tied to movement and are constituted from the ground up by infants themselves even without instruction ... More


Multisensory Interactions

Martin V. Butz and Esther F. Kutter

in How the Mind Comes into Being: Introducing Cognitive Science from a Functional and Computational Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198739692
eISBN:
9780191834462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739692.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter shows that multiple sensory information sources can generally be integrated in a similar fashion. However, seeing that different modalities are grounded in different frames of reference, ... More


Thomas Reid on Instinctive Exertions and the Spatial Content of Sensations

Chris Lindsay

in Thomas Reid on Mind, Knowledge, and Value

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198733676
eISBN:
9780191798047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733676.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

One oft-challenged aspect of Reid’s philosophy is his rejection of the claim that sensations possess spatial content; on his view, the properties of sensations are exhausted by their phenomenal ... More


The Aesthetics of Island Space: Perception, Ideology, Geopoetics

Johannes Riquet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198832409
eISBN:
9780191886324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832409.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Aesthetics of Island Space discusses islands as central figures in the modern experience of space. It examines the spatial poetics of islands in literary texts (from The Tempest to The Hungry ... More


Blur Adaptation and Induction

Michael A. Webster

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0110
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The image on the retina is always blurred because of optical aberrations of the eye. Yet typically the world does not “look” blurred, and although the acuity of the eye varies dramatically from the ... More


The Multisensory Character of Perception

Casey O’Callaghan

in Beyond Vision: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198782964
eISBN:
9780191826184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782964.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The thesis in this chapter is that perceptual awareness is richly multisensory. It argues for this conclusion on the grounds that certain forms of multisensory perceptual experience are incompatible ... More


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