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VISUAL SELECTION, COVERT ATTENTION AND EYE MOVEMENTS

John M. Findlay

in Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews work on visual attention. Attention is the process by which some objects or locations are selected to receive more processing than others. Two types of attention are discussed: ... More


The Curious Case of Dual Federal Enforcement

Daniel A. Crane

in The Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372656
eISBN:
9780199893287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372656.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

The debates between two competing conceptualizations of antitrust led to the creation of two federal antitrust agencies: the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Justice Department's Antitrust ... More


The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Ross P. Cameron

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book argues that the best version of the A-Theory is a version of the Moving Spotlight view. Past and future beings are real, but there is nonetheless an objectively privileged present. It is ... More


Conclusion

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to the B-Theory, the perspective from which to describe reality if one wishes to give a true and complete account of how things are is an atemporal one: one must describe how things are ... More


Concluding Thoughts: Passage and Time-biased Preferences

Bradford Skow

in Objective Becoming

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713272
eISBN:
9780191781674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713272.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

To conclude the book, the puzzle of the bias toward the future is introduced. We prefer to have pleasures in our future and pains in our past. Is this rational? Could it be that it is only rational ... More


Epilogue: The Origins of Central Television’s Perestroika

Christine E. Evans

in Between Truth and Time: A History of Soviet Central Television

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300208481
eISBN:
9780300208962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208481.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This epilogue discusses the influence of Central Television's experimental television shows of the 1970s—including game shows, musical contests, talk shows, and foreign news programs—on the iconic, ... More


Gone in October

Ann Charters and Samuel Charters

in Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735796
eISBN:
9781621031666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735796.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

On October 21, 1969, Jack Kerouac died in St. Petersburg, Florida at the age of forty-seven after undergoing extensive abdominal surgery for hemorrhaging esophageal varices—a result of his ... More


The Flow of Time

Ulrich Meyer

in The Nature of Time

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599332
eISBN:
9780191760648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599332.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues against the view that time itself has a dynamic nature, and that there is a non-trivial sense in which time can be said to “flow.” It concludes that all there is to the passage of ... More


Crocodilians

Matthew Brien and Charlie Manolis

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides an overview of how a variety of techniques for the monitoring, capturing, and handling of crocodilians are used, for what purposes, and in what contexts. Surveying crocodilian ... More


Attention

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/9780198739692.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

Cognition does not work without attention. Attention enables us to focus on particular tasks and particular aspects in the environment. Psychological insights show that attention exhibits bottom-up ... More


Restricting reality to the present

M. Joshua Mozersky

in Time, Language, and Ontology: The World from the B-Theoretic Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198718161
eISBN:
9780191787508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718161.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines presentism, the view that only the present is real. Because time passes, it follows that what is future will be real and what is past was real. It is argued that a version of ... More


Introduction: The Metaphysics of Time

Simon Prosser

in Experiencing Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198748946
eISBN:
9780191811579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748946.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces some of the major positions and arguments concerning the metaphysics of time. After making the basic distinction between the A-theory, according to which time passes, and the ... More


Introduction

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this introduction, the A-Theory is defined as the view that there is an objectively privileged present time, and it changes what time that is. The A-Theory, it is argued, is not a theory ... More


From A-Theory to Presentism?: Part 1: Epistemology

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses an epistemic objection to any version of the A-Theory other than Presentism. The objection is that if a theory like the moving spotlight or the growing block is true, then ... More


From A-Theory to Presentism?: Part 2: McTaggart’s Paradox

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

J. M. E. McTaggart famously argued that the A-Theory is inconsistent, for it implies that every time is past, present, and future. This chapter defends the naive response that all the A-Theory ... More


On Giving an Ontological Account of Tense

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A central task for a metaphysical account of time is to say what it is in reality that gives rise to tensed truths. This chapter argues that this task looks very different depending on what ... More


The Moving Spotlight

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents a moving spotlight theory that provides truthmakers for every truth about how things were or will be. On the view defended, past, present, and future beings are all real, but ... More


The Open Future

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A natural thought about time is that there is an asymmetry between the past and the future: how things were is fixed and settled, but how things will be is open, yet to be determined. The growing ... More


Can We Move through Time?

Bradford Skow

in Objective Becoming

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713272
eISBN:
9780191781674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713272.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter returns to the idea, last seen in Chapter 3, that the passage of time consists in our moving through time. A theory is described in which it is literally correct to say that we move ... More


Passage and Experience, I

Bradford Skow

in Objective Becoming

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713272
eISBN:
9780191781674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713272.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter discusses two arguments from the nature of our temporal experience for the moving spotlight theory. The basic idea behind both arguments is that the moving spotlight theory is better ... More


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