Problems of Vision: Rethinking the Causal Theory of Perception / Edition 1

Problems of Vision: Rethinking the Causal Theory of Perception / Edition 1

by Gerald Vision
     
 

In this book Gerald Vision argues for a new causal theory, one that engages provocatively with direct realism and makes no use of a now discredited subjectivism.See more details below

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In this book Gerald Vision argues for a new causal theory, one that engages provocatively with direct realism and makes no use of a now discredited subjectivism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195104981
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.56(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.97(d)
Lexile:
1330L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1Introduction5
2Objects, Sense-Data, and Visual Episodes27
3The Case for Causation56
4Visual Data83
5The Credulous Eye115
6The Generation of Perceptual Belief149
7Deviant Causal Chains181
8Object Determination211
9The Phenomenal Character of Seeing239
Epilogue246
Appendix: Frequently Cited Propositions and Tenets249
Notes253
Works Cited263
Index271

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