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Concluding Thoughts

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter draws conclusions from the current evidence regarding lightness perception. It is argued that the twin assumptions of raw sensations and their cognitive interpretation have undermined ... More


The Computational Period

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The end of the 1960s marked a new era in lightness perception. The shift from a contrast approach to a computational approach was part of a larger change taking place in psychology, a change that ... More


The Content View

Susanna Siegel

in The Contents of Visual Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195305296
eISBN:
9780199894277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305296.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter interprets, develops, and defends the Content View: the thesis that visual perceptual experiences have contents. Several notions of veridicality are distinguished. It is argued the ... More


Semantic information and the veridicality thesis

Luciano Floridi

in The Philosophy of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199232383
eISBN:
9780191594809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232383.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter analyses semantic information as well-formed, meaningful and truthful data. After a brief introduction, the General Definition of semantic Information (GDI) is criticized for providing ... More


The logic of being informed

Luciano Floridi

in The Philosophy of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199232383
eISBN:
9780191594809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232383.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter defends the view that the axiom schemata of the normal modal logic KTB (also known as B or Br or Brouwer's system) are well suited to model the relation of ‘being informed’. After having ... More


The Role of Objects in Visual Experience

Susanna Siegel

in The Contents of Visual Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195305296
eISBN:
9780199894277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305296.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The distinction between strong and weak veridicality is explained, and by drawing on this distinction, it is argued that experiences have both singular and non-singular contents. The Argument from ... More


The Importance of Errors in Perception

Alan Gilchrist

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/9780198505006.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter is concerned with the problems of errors in visual perception. It argues that although veridicality has been used systematically in the modelling of visual perception, the pattern of ... More


Pictorial Relief

Jan J. Koenderink, Andrea J. van Doorn, and Astrid M. L. Kappers

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195172881
eISBN:
9780199847570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Pictorial space is a mental entity that coincides with experience. It is seen as controlled hallucination and is greatly related to consciousness. This chapter provides the early beginnings of ... More


On Finiteness and the Left Periphery: Focusing on Subjunctive

Manuela Ambar

in Mood, Aspect, Modality Revisited: New Answers to Old Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226363523
eISBN:
9780226363660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226363660.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter proposes a syntactic mechanism to derive the dependency of the subjunctive. Her main idea is that the dependency of the subjunctive on the matrix predicate is the result of ... More


Narrow Impressionistic Phonetic Transcription

Heselwood Barry

in Phonetic Transcription in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748640737
eISBN:
9780748695195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640737.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Chapter 5 argues for the validity of narrow impressionistic phonetic transcription from a position of phenomenalism, and offers counter-arguments to objections emanating from the philosophies of ... More


Editor’s Comment

Walter A. Rosenblith

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0040
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This comment that the search for principles of sensory communication seems to call for a mixed strategy, which in turn accommodates itself to a host of tactical solutions, as is apparent from the ... More


The Intersubjective Sameness of Mental Concepts in Late Scholastic Thought

Stephan Meier-Oeser

in Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262748
eISBN:
9780823266586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262748.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Stephan Meier-Oeser discusses intellectual representation in the context of later developments in scholastic philosophy, focusing on the issue of intersubjective understanding. According to an ... More


The Non‐uniformity of Wh‐indeterminates with Polarity and Free Choice in Chinese

Lisa Lai‐Shen Cheng and Anastasia Giannakidou

in Strategies of Quantification

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692439
eISBN:
9780191744891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692439.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Wh‐elements in Chinese (as in Japanese and Korean) can have non‐interrogative interpretations, i.e. they are the so‐called ‘wh‐indeterminates’ la Kuroda 1965. While the existential ... More


Ingredients of Polarity Sensitivity: Bipolar Items in Japanese

Akira Watanabe

in Strategies of Quantification

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692439
eISBN:
9780191744891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692439.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter will take up two types of bipolar items in Japanese to identify various factors that contribute to polarity sensitivity. It has been well known since Fauconnier (1975) that scalar ... More


Decomposing Complementizers: The Functional Sequence of French, Modern Greek, Serbo-Croatian, and Bulgarian Complementizers

Lena Baunaz

in Exploring Nanosyntax

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876746
eISBN:
9780190876784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876746.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the morphosyntax of French, Modern Greek, Serbo-Croatian, and Bulgarian complementizers equivalent to English that. From long-distance wh-extractions across complementizers in ... More


Cognitive Laboratory Interview Procedures: Measuring Comprehension and Understanding

Jacqueline P. Leighton

in Using Think-Aloud Interviews and Cognitive Labs in Educational Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199372904
eISBN:
9780190661083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372904.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In alignment with the second chapter, the objective of the third chapter is to delve deeply into the theoretical and empirical distinction for cognitive laboratory interviews. This chapter presents ... More


Truth in Perception: Causation and the ‘Quasinormative’ Machine

Catherine Wilson

in Descartes and Cartesianism: Essays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198779643
eISBN:
9780191824692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779643.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

What is a ‘veridical visual experience’? This irreducibly normative notion confusingly suggests a ‘match’ between experiences and an unseen or unperceivable reality. And although the notion of an ... More


The Problem with the Content View

Mark Johnston

in Does Perception Have Content?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199756018
eISBN:
9780199395255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756018.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The main thesis is that sensory experience is not “predicative” but rather “presentational”, and hence cannot be properly modeled by propositional attitudes to the effect that such and such is the ... More


How Many Phenomenal Relations?

Jeff Speaks

in The Phenomenal and the Representational

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198732556
eISBN:
9780191796784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732556.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

So far the argument of the book has aimed to establish the claim that phenomenal properties supervene on certain relational representational properties. This raises a question which is crucial to ... More


Phenomenal Identity and Indiscriminability

Jeff Speaks

in The Phenomenal and the Representational

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198732556
eISBN:
9780191796784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732556.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 28 at last turns to the question of whether phenomenal and representational properties can be identified. It is suggested that there is strong reason to believe that they can be, and two ... More


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