Perception: Embodiment and Beyond [Book Review]

Foundations of Science 17 (4):363-367 (2012)
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Abstract

In this commentary on Don Ihde’s paper “Stretching the in-between: embodiment and beyond” I argue that perceptions and observations are based on tacit frames and these frames are expressed through pre-reflexive intuitions thus giving meaning to the perceived content of observations. However, if the objective or given information in perception is incomplete or missing our brain and nervous system will intuitively and unconsciously fill in the missing information in order to act—these particular pieces of added information may not be relevant to the decoding of the given content of perception at all.

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Stretching the In-Between: Embodiment and Beyond. [REVIEW]Don Ihde - 2011 - Foundations of Science 16 (2-3):109-118.

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