ISBN-10:
0199204284
ISBN-13:
9780199204281
Pub. Date:
04/19/2007
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

by Mohan Matthen

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ISBN-13: 9780199204281
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/19/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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University of British Columbia

Table of Contents


Prelude: The New Philosophy of Vision     1
Classification
The Sensory Classification Thesis     13
Sensory Classification: The View from Psychology     36
Sensory Concepts     61
Afterword to Part I: A Look Ahead: Pluralistic Realism     90
Similarity
The Sensory Ordering Thesis     95
The Sources of Sensory Similarity     123
Afterword to Part II The Stages of the Sensory Process     146
Specialization
Perceptual Specialization and the Definition of Colour     153
The Disunity of Colour     177
Pluralistic Realism     188
Content
Sensing and Doing     213
Sense Experience     235
The Semantic Theory of Colour Experience     246
Reference
Visual Objects     271
Visual Reference     293
Conclusion     325
List of Definitions and Named Theses     328
Literature Consulted     336
Index     351

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