The Senses: Classic and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives

The Senses: Classic and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives

by Fiona Macpherson (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195385960
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/09/2011
Series: Philosophy of Mind Series
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Fiona Macpherson is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience and Director of Postgraduate Studies

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

1. Individuating the Senses, Fiona Macpherson

Section 1: Classic Papers
2. Excerpt from On the Soul, Aristotle
3. Aristotle on Demarcating the Five Senses, Richard Sorabji
4. Some Remarks About the Senses, H. P. Grice
5. Distinguishing the Senses, J. W. Roxbee Cox
6. The Senses of Martians, C. A. J. Coady
7. The Senses, excerpt from Perception and Cognition, John Heil
8. Characterizing the Senses, Mark Leon
9. Categorizing the Senses, Norton Nelkin
10. Sight and Touch, M. G. F. Martin
11. Making Sense of the Senses: Individuating Modalities in Humans and Other Animals, Brian L. Keeley

Section 2: New Papers
12. On the Nature of the Senses, Richard Gray
13. Re-imagining, Re-Viewing and Re-Touching, Robert Hopkins
14. The Senses, John Heil
15. A Proprioceptive Account of the Sensory Modalities, John O'Dea
16. The Senses as Psychological Kinds, Matthew Nudds
17. Tastes, Temperatures, and Pains, A. D. Smith
18. The Sense of Agency, Tim Bayne
19. Cross Modal Cuing and Selective Attention, Austen Clark

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