Perceptual Experience

Paperback | January 19, 2006

EditorTamar Szabo Gendler, John Hawthorne

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In the last few years there has been an explosion of philosophical interest in perception; after decades of neglect, it is now one of the most fertile areas for new work. Perceptual Experience presents new work by fifteen of the world's leading philosophers. All papers are written speciallyfor this volume, and they cover a broad range of topics to do with sensation and representation, consciousness and awareness, and the connections between perception and knowledge and between perception and action. This will be the book on the philosophy of perception, a fascinating resource forphilosophers and psychologists.

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In the last few years there has been an explosion of philosophical interest in perception; after decades of neglect, it is now one of the most fertile areas for new work. Perceptual Experience presents new work by fifteen of the world's leading philosophers. All papers are written speciallyfor this volume, and they cover a broad range ...

Tamar Szabo Gendler is at Cornell University, New York. John Hawthorne is at Rutgers University, New Jersey.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.19 inPublished:January 19, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019928976X

ISBN - 13:9780199289769

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Table of Contents

Tamar Szabo Gendler and John Hawthorne: Introduction1. John Campbell: Manipulating Colour2. David J. Chalmers: Perception and the Fall from Eden3. Tim Crane: Is there a Perceptual Relation?4. Fred Dretske: Perception without Awareness5. Anil Gupta: Experience and Knowledge6. Susan Hurley: Active Perception and Perceiving Action: The Shared Circuits Model7. Mark Johnston: The Function of Sensory Awareness8. Geoffrey Lee: The Experience of Left and Right9. Eric Lormand: Phenomenal Impressions10. M. G. F. Martin: On Being Alienated11. Alva Noe: Experience without the Head12. Jesse J. Prinz: Beyond Appearances: The Content of Sensation and Perception13. Sydney Shoemaker: On the Way Things Appear14. Susanna Siegel: Which Properties are Represented in Perception?15. Michael Tye: Nonconceptual Content, Richness, and Fineness of Grain

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"Perceptual Experience is an excellent collection of essays that shed light on the philosophical questions that many psychologists neglect...an important volume to add to one's library on perception."--PsycCRITIQUES