Problems of Vision: Rethinking the Causal Theory of Perception

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byGerald Vision

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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.

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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.

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At one time the causal theory of perception was regarded as our last best hope of reliably connecting the subjective contents of perception to external reality. With the decline of the view that perception consists of subjective contents, thinkers have had to reconceive the options for explaining perception/world relations. In this bre...

Gerald Vision is at Temple University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.49 × 6.57 × 0.98 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195104986

ISBN - 13:9780195104981

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"Excellent....The discussions of the nature of visual episodes and the role of causation in perception are superb. Moreover, the overall theory of vision that emerges is well-defended and intuitively compelling."--Brian P. McLaughlin, Rutgers University