Do we sense modalities with our sense modalities?1

Ratio 24 (3):299-310 (2011)

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Bence Nanay
University of Antwerp
Abstract
It has been widely assumed that we do not perceive dispositional properties. I argue that there are two ways of interpreting this assumption. On the first, extensional, interpretation whether we perceive dispositions depends on a complex set of metaphysical commitments. But if we interpret the claim in the second, intensional, way, then we have no reason to suppose that we do not perceive dispositional properties. The two most important and influential arguments to the contrary fail
Keywords Perceptual content  Dispositional properties  Properties represented in perception
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9329.2011.00501.x
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