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  1. Catharine Abell & Gregory Currie (1999). Internal and External Pictures. Philosophical Psychology 12 (4):429-445.
    What do pictures and mental images have in common? The contemporary tendency to reject mental picture theories of imagery suggests that the answer is: not much. We show that pictures and visual imagery have something important in common. They both contribute to mental simulations: pictures as inputs and mental images as outputs. But we reject the idea that mental images involve mental pictures, and we use simulation theory to strengthen the anti-pictorialist's case. Along the way we try to account for (...)
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  2. Liliana Albertazzi (2009). Images, Spaces, Representations. Axiomathes 19 (1):103-111.
    The contribution deals with some key problems of cognitive science, whose plurality transcends the boundaries of the disciplines drawn by classical epistemology. In particular, it addresses the issues of mental images, spaces of representation, and the architecture of cognitive processes in vision theory. The thesis presented is that a proper treatment of vision within psychophysics entails an analysis of a series of interconnected spaces, objects and methodologies, from psychophysics to the many virtual realities of representation.
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  3. R. F. Alfred Hoernle (1907). Image, Idea and Meaning. Mind 16 (61):70-100.
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  4. John R. Anderson (1978). Arguments Concerning Representations for Mental Imagery. Psychological Review.
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  5. James R. Angell (1913). Professor Watson and the Image. Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods 10 (22):609.
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  6. Martha E. Arterberry, Catherine Craver-Lemley & Adam Reeves (2002). Visual Imagery is Not Always Like Visual Perception. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (2):183-184.
    The “Perky effect” is the interference of visual imagery with vision. Studies of this effect show that visual imagery has more than symbolic properties, but these properties differ both spatially (including “pictorially”) and temporally from those of vision. We therefore reject both the literal picture-in-the-head view and the entirely symbolic view.
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  7. Robert N. Audi (1978). The Ontological Status of Mental Images. Inquiry 21 (1-4):348-61.
    This paper explores the question whether an adequate account of the facts about imagination and mental imagery must construe mental images as objects. Much of the paper is a study of Alastair Hannay's defense of an affirmative answer in his wide?ranging study, Mental Images ? A Defence. The paper first sets out and evaluates Hannay's case. The second part develops an alternative account of mental images, including non?visual images, which Hannay does not treat in detail. The alternative account is analogous (...)
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  8. Edward W. Averill (1978). Explaining the Privacy of Afterimages and Pains. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 38 (March):299-314.
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  9. Alexander Bain (1880). Mr. Galton's Statistics of Mental Imagery. Mind 5 (20):564-573.
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  10. M. J. Baker (1954). Perceiving, Imagining, and Being Mistaken. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 14 (June):520-535.
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  11. Gianfranco Dalla Barba, Victor Rosenthal & Yves-Marie Visetti (2002). The Nature of Mental Imagery: How Null is the “Null Hypothesis”? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (2):187-188.
    Is mental imagery pictorial? In Pylyshyn's view no empirical data provides convincing support to the “pictorial” hypothesis of mental imagery. Phenomenology, Pylyshyn says, is deeply deceiving and offers no explanation of why and how mental imagery occurs. We suggest that Pylyshyn mistakes phenomenology for what it never pretended to be. Phenomenological evidence, if properly considered, shows that mental imagery may indeed be pictorial, though not in the way that mimics visual perception. Moreover, Pylyshyn claims that the “pictorial hypothesis” is flawed (...)
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  12. Marta Olivetti Belardinelli & Rosalia Di Matteo (2002). Is Mental Imagery Prominently Visual? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (2):204-205.
    Neuroimaging and psychophysiological techniques have proved to be useful in comprehending the extent to which the visual modality is pervasive in mental imagery, and in comprehending the specificity of images generated through other sensory modalities. Although further research is needed to understand the nature of mental images, data attained by means of these techniques suggest that mental imagery requires at least two distinct processing components.
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  13. Ned Block (1983). Mental Pictures and Cognitive Science. Philosophical Review 93 (October):499-542.
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  14. Ned Block (1983). The Photographic Fallacy in the Debate About Mental Imagery. Noûs 17 (November):651-62.
    There has been considerable debate among philosophers and psychol- ogists about whether the internal representations of imagery represent in the manner of pictures or in the manner of language. One side, pictorialism,holds that an internal imagery representation of Reagan is like a picture of Reagan. The other side, descriptionalism,holds that an internal imagery representation of Reagan is more like a string of words denoting or describing Reagan. My aim here is to expose a widespread fallacy on the part of the (...)
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  15. Ned Block (ed.) (1981). Imagery. MIT Press.
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  16. Ned Block (ed.) (1981). Readings In Philosophy Of Psychology, V. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
    Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and ... V. Influence of imaged pictures and sounds on detection of visual and auditory signals. ...
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  17. Ben Blumson (2012). Mental Maps. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 85 (2):413-434.
    It's often hypothesized that the structure of mental representation is map-like rather than language-like. The possibility arises as a counterexample to the argument from the best explanation of productivity and systematicity to the language of thought hypothesis—the hypothesis that mental structure is compositional and recursive. In this paper, I argue that the analogy with maps does not undermine the argument, because maps and language have the same kind of compositional and recursive structure.
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  18. Kenneth J. Bower (1984). Imagery: From Hume to Cognitive Science. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 14 (June):217-234.
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  19. Selmer Bringsjord (1988). Tracing Superman Again: A Reply to Clark's Superman, the Image. Analysis 48 (January):52-54.
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  20. R. Brown & R. Herrstein (1981). Icons and Images. In Ned Block (ed.), Imagery. MIT Press.
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  21. Philip Cam (1987). Propositions About Images. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 48 (December):335-8.
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  22. John Campbell (2002). Berkeley's Puzzle. In Tamar S. Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.), Conceivability and Possibility. MIT Press.
    But say you,surely there is nothing easier than to imagine trees,for instance,in a park, or books existing in a closet, and nobody by to perceive them. I answer, you may so, there is no dif?culty in it:but what is all this,I beseech you,more than framing in your mind certain ideas which you call books and trees, and at the same time omitting to frame the idea of anyone that may perceive them? But do you not yourself perceive or think of (...)
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  23. Stewart Candlish (1976). The Incompatibility of Perception: A Contemporary Orthodoxy. American Philosophical Quarterly 13 (January):63-68.
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  24. Stewart Candlish (1975). Mental Images and Pictorial Properties. Mind 84 (April):260-2.
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  25. D. Chambers & Daniel Reisberg (1992). What an Image Depicts Depends on What an Image Means. Cognitive Psychology 24:145-74.
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  26. D. Chambers & Daniel Reisberg (1985). Can Mental Images Be Ambiguous? Journal of Experimental Psychology 11:317-28.
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  27. Alon Chasid (2007). Content-Free Pictorial Realism. Philosophical Studies 135 (3):375 - 405.
    What is it for a picture to be more realistic, or more depictive, than another? Without committing to any thesis as to what depiction consists in, I show that degrees of depictiveness are grounded in a certain relation between two basic kinds of differences between pictures: configurational differences and content differences. A picture is thus more depictive just in case it is seen as having fewer nondepictive features, whereas a nondepictive feature is individuated through the susceptibility of the picture's configuration (...)
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  28. Andy Clark (1988). Superman and the Duck/Rabbit: A Reply to Gordon and Bringsjord. Analysis 48 (1):54-57.
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  29. Jonathan Cohen (1996). The Imagery Debate: A Critical Assessment. Journal of Philosophical Research 21 (January):149-182.
    No one disputes that certain cognitive tasks involve the use of images. On the other hand, there has been substantial disagreement over whether the representations in which imaginal tasks are carried out are imaginal or propositional. The empirical literature on the topic which has accrued over the last twenty years suggests that there is a functional equivalence between mental imagery and perception: when peopIe imagine a scene or event, the mental processes that occur are functionally similar in important senses to (...)
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  30. David Cole, Images and Thinking: Critique of Arguments Against Images as a Medium of Thought.
    The Way of Ideas died an ignoble death, committed to the flames by behaviorist empiricists. Ideas, pictures in the head, perished with the Way. By the time those empiricists were supplanted at the helm by functionalists and causal theorists, a revolution had taken place in linguistics and the last thing anyone wanted to do was revive images as the medium of thought. Currently, some but not all cognitive scientists think that there probably are mental images - experiments in cognitive psychology (...)
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  31. D. R. Cousin (1970). On the Ownership of Images. Analysis 30 (June):206-208.
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  32. Arthur C. Danto (1958). Concerning Mental Pictures. Journal of Philosophy 55 (January):12-19.
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  33. Edward de Haan & André Aleman (2002). Mental Imagery: In Search of My Theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (2):188-189.
    We argue that the field has moved forward from the old debate about “analogical” versus “symbolic” processing. First, it is questionable that there is a strong a priori argument for assuming a common processing mode. Second, we explore the possibility that imagery is not a unitary mental function. Finally, we discuss the empirical basis of the involvement of primary areas.
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  34. Martin Deitsch (1972). Visualizing. Mind 81 (January):113-115.
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  35. Martin Deitsch (1971). Seeing and Picturing. Journal of Philosophy 68 (June):338.
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  36. Daniel C. Dennett (2002). Does Your Brain Use the Images in It, and If so, How? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (2):189-190.
    The presence of spatial patterns of activity in the brain is suggestive of image-exploiting processes in vision and mental imagery, but not conclusive. Only behavioral evidence can confirm or disconfirm hypotheses about whether, and how, the brain uses images in its information-processing, and the arguments based on such evidence are still inconclusive.
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  37. Daniel C. Dennett (1987). Commentary on Cam. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 48 (2):339-341.
    In "Propositions about Images" Philip Cam accurately analyzes and criticizes the grounds I gave, in the works he cites, for my denial that we have privileged access (of any sort) to anything deserving to be called a mental image. He shows that I did not deal properly with the question of how I would interpret the ostensive force of "this" and "that" in an introspective judgment of the sort: "Now it looks like this and now it looks like that." What (...)
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  38. Daniel C. Dennett (1978). Brainstorms. MIT Press.
    This collection of 17 essays by the author offers a comprehensive theory of mind, encompassing traditional issues of consciousness and free will.
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  39. Daniel C. Dennett (1978). Two Approaches to Mental Images. In Brainstorms. MIT Press.
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  40. Daniel C. Dennett (1968/1986). Content and Consciousness. Routledge.
    This paperback edition contains a preface placing the book in the context of recent work in the area.
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  41. Daniel C. Dennett (1968). The Nature of Images and the Introspective Trap. In Content and Consciousness. Routledge and Kegan Paul.
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  42. E. Dupoux, S. Dehane & L. Cohen (eds.) (2002). Cognition: A Critical Look. Advances, Questions and Controversies in Honor of J. Mehler. MIT Press.
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  43. Jane Duran (1997). Syntax, Imagery and Naturalization. Philosophia 25 (1-4):373-387.
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  44. Naomi M. Eilan (1993). The Imagery Debate. Philosophical Books 34 (3):137-142.
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  45. Martha J. Farah (1988). Is Visual Imagery Really Visual: Some Overlooked Evidence From Neuropsychology. Psychological Review 95:307-17.
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  46. Katalin Farkas (forthcoming). A Sense of Reality. In Fiona MacPherson (ed.), Hallucinations. MIT Press.
    Hallucinations occur in a wide range of organic and psychological disorders, as well as in a small percentage of the normal population According to usual definitions in psychology and psychiatry, hallucinations are sensory experiences which present things that are not there, but are nonetheless accompanied by a powerful sense of reality. As Richard Bentall puts it, “the illusion of reality ... is the sine qua non of all hallucinatory experiences” (Bentall 1990: 82). The aim of this paper is to find (...)
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  47. Ronald A. Finke (1989). Principles of Mental Imagery. MIT Press.
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  48. Jerry A. Fodor (1975). Imagistic Representation. In Ned Block (ed.), The Language of Thought. Harvard University Press. 63--86.
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  49. Jerry A. Fodor (1975). The Language of Thought. Harvard University Press.
    INTRODUCTION: TWO KINDS OF RLDUCTIONISM The man who laughs is the one who has not yet heard the terrible news. BERTHOLD BRECHT I propose, in this book, ...
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  50. R. L. Franklin (1978). The Trouble with Images. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 8 (March):113-115.
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