The admissible contents of visual experience

Philosophical Quarterly 59 (236):541-562 (2009)
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My purpose is to take a close look at the nature of visual content. I discuss the view that visual experiences have only existential contents, the view that visual experiences have either singular or gappy contents, and the view that visual experiences have multiple contents. I also consider a proposal about visual content inspired by Kaplan's well known theory of indexicals. I draw out some consequences of my discussion for the thesis of intentionalism with respect to the phenomenal character of visual experience.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9213.2008.575.x
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