Spatial Content and Motoric Significance

Abstract
According to “actionism” (Noë 2010), perception constitutively depends on implicit knowledge of the way sensory stimulations vary as a consequence of the perceiver’s self-movement. My aim in this contribution is to develop an alternative conception of the role of action in perception present in the work of Gareth Evans using resources provided by Ruth Millikan’s biosemantic theory of mental representation.
Keywords egocentric spatial representation  enactivism  Gareth Evans  action-oriented spatial representation  perceptual content
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