Perceptual content and the content of mental imagery

Philosophical Studies 172 (7):1723-1736 (2015)
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The aim of this paper is to argue that the phenomenal similarity between perceiving and visualizing can be explained by the similarity between the structure of the content of these two different mental states. And this puts important constraints on how we should think about perceptual content and the content of mental imagery

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Bence Nanay
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