Object Perception: Vision and Audition

Philosophy Compass 3 (4):803-829 (2008)
Vision has been the primary focus of naturalistic philosophical research concerning perception and perceptual experience. Guided by visual experience and vision science, many philosophers have focused upon theoretical issues dealing with the perception of objects. Recently, however, hearing researchers have discussed auditory objects. I present the case for object perception in vision, and argue that an analog of object perception occurs in auditory perception. I propose a notion of an auditory object that is stronger than just that of an intentional object of audition, but that does not identify auditory objects with the ordinary material objects we see.
Keywords object perception  auditory object  visual object
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DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2008.00145.x
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