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The Contents of Experience : Essays on Perception - Tim Crane

The Contents of Experience

Essays on Perception

By: Tim Crane (Editor)

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Published: 3rd March 2011
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The nature of perception has long been a central question in philosophy. It is of crucial importance not just in the philosophy of mind, but also in epistemology, metaphysics, aesthetics, and the philosophy of science. The essays in this 1992 volume not only offer fresh answers to some of the traditional problems of perception, but also examine the subject in light of contemporary research on mental content. A substantial introduction locates the essays within the recent history of the subject, and demonstrates the links between them. The Contents of Experience brings together some prominent philosophers in the field, and offers a major statement on a problem central to current philosophical thinking. Notable contributors include Christopher Peacocke, Brian O'Shaughnessy and Michael Tye.

"This is a solid volume of essays. The essays are current and focused on core issues....all are competent contributions to the discussion." Stephen R. C. Hicks, Review of Metaphysics

Preface
Introduction
The puzzle of experience
How to interpret 'direct perception'
Experience and its objects
Scenarios, concepts and perception
The nonconceptual content of experience
Visual qualia and visual content
The projective theory of sensory content
Sight and touch
The diversity and unity of action and perception
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521173179
ISBN-10: 0521173175
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 3rd March 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43