What's within? Can the internal structure of perception be derived from regularities of the external world?
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):689-690 (2001)
Shepard's approach is regarded as an attempt to rescue, within an evolutionary perspective, an empiricist theory of mind. Contrary to this, I argue that the structure of perceptual representations is essentially co-determined by internal aspects and cannot be understood if we confine our attention to the physical side of perception, however appropriately we have chosen our vocabulary for describing the external world. Furthermore, I argue that Kubovy and Epstein's “more modest interpretation” of Shepard's ideas on motion perception is based on unjustified assumptions. [Kubovy & Epstein; Shepard].
|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
Brad J. Thompson (2010). The Spatial Content of Experience. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 81 (1):146-184.
Rainer Mausfeld (2010). The Perception of Material Qualities and the Internal Semantics of the Perceptual System. In Albertazzi Liliana, Tonder Gert & Vishwanath Dhanraj (eds.), Perception beyond Inference. The Information Content of Visual Processes. MIT Press
Rainer Mausfeld & Reinhard Niederée (2003). Can a Physicalist Notion of Color Provide Any Insight Into the Nature of Color Perception? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (1):41-42.
William C. Hoffman (2001). Group Theory and Geometric Psychology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):674-676.
Hisayasu Kobayashi (2010). Self-Awareness and Mental Perception. Journal of Indian Philosophy 38 (3):233-245.
Robert Schwartz (2001). Evolutionary Internalized Regularities. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):626-628.
Martin Kurthen (2001). The Archeology of Internalism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):682-683.
Peter M. Todd & Gerd Gigerenzer (2001). Shepard's Mirrors or Simon 's Scissors? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):704-705.
Michael Kubovy & William Epstein (2001). Internalization: A Metaphor We Can Live Without. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):618-625.
Walter Gerbino (2001). The Place of Shepard in the World of Perception. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):669-671.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads16 ( #189,273 of 1,777,884 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #291,290 of 1,777,884 )
How can I increase my downloads?