David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
South African Journal of Philosophy 27 (3):214-226 (2008)
A point that Strawson often emphasises in his writings is that the concepts of knowledge and perception are closely linked. For example, the idea of such a link does important in his exposition and defense of a causal analysis of perception. According to this analysis a material object M is perceived by a subject S only if M causes an experience in S. Why should this be? One reason, according to Strawson, is that such a causal requirement on perception is implied by perception’s knowledge-giving role. This is one sense in which, in the words of Strawson’s last book, ‘we could not explain all the features of the concept of sense perception without reference to the concept of knowledge’
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Robert Audi (2010). Moral Perception and Moral Knowledge. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 84 (1):79-97.
John Campbell (2009). Does Knowledge of Material Objects Depend on Spatial Perception? Comments on Quassim Cassam's the Possibility of Knowledge. Analysis 69 (2):309-317.
Thor Grünbaum (2011). Perception and Non-Inferential Knowledge of Action. Philosophical Explorations 14 (2):153 - 167.
Anthony M. Quinton (1955). The Problem of Perception. Mind 64 (January):28-51.
Cathleen M. Moore (1999). Cognitive Impenetrability of Early Vision Does Not Imply Cognitive Impenetrability of Perception. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (3):385-386.
Walter Hopp (2011). Perception and Knowledge: A Phenomenological Account. Cambridge University Press.
Georges Dicker (1980). Perceptual Knowledge. Dordrecht: Reidel.
Elijah Chudnoff (2013). Intuitive Knowledge. Philosophical Studies 162 (2):359-378.
John Schwenkler (2011). Perception and Practical Knowledge. Philosophical Explorations 14 (2):137-152.
John Hyman (2003). The Evidence of Our Senses. In Hans-Johann Glock (ed.), Strawson and Kant. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Elizabeth J. Robinson (2011). Development of Understanding of the Causal Connection Between Perceptual Access and Knowledge State. In Johannes Roessler, Hemdat Lerman & Naomi Eilan (eds.), Perception, Causation, and Objectivity. Oxford University Press.
Paul F. Snowdon (1998). Strawson on the Concept of Perception. In The Philosophy of P.F. Strawson. Chicago: Open Court.
John Campbell (2005). Transparency Vs. Revelation in Color Perception. Philosophical Topics 33 (1):105-115.
Georges Dicker (1978). Is There a Problem About Perception and Knowledge? American Philosophical Quarterly 15 (July):165-176.
Added to index2012-05-17
Total downloads24 ( #103,904 of 1,696,615 )
Recent downloads (6 months)8 ( #71,012 of 1,696,615 )
How can I increase my downloads?