On the particularity of experience

Philosophical Studies 173 (2):451-460 (2016)

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Craig French
Nottingham University
Anil Gomes
Oxford University
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Phenomenal particularism is the view that particular external objects are sometimes part of the phenomenal character of perceptual experience. It is a central part of naïve realist or relational views of perception. We consider a series of recent objections to phenomenal particularism and argue that naïve realism has the resources to block them. In particular, we show that these objections rest on assumptions about the nature of phenomenal character that the naïve realist will reject, and that they ignore the full resources that naïve realism has to offer in explaining phenomenal character
Keywords Perception  Particularity of perception  Naïve realism  Relationalism  Experience  Phenomenal Character
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