Axiomathes 24 (4):427-440 (2014)

Konrad Werner
University of Warsaw
Aspectual shape is widely recognized property of intentionality. This means that subject’s access to reality is necessarily conditioned by applied concepts, perspective, modes of sensation, etc. I argue against representational and indirect-realist account of this phenomenon. My own proposition—presentational and direct realist—is based on the recognition of historical contexts, in which the phenomenon of aspectuality should be reconsidered; on the other hand—it is based on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s conception of aspectual perception. Moreover I apply some results from the area of logicophilosophical investigations called qua theory
Keywords Aspectual shape  Representation  Presentation  Qua  Perception  Wittgenstein
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DOI 10.1007/s10516-014-9239-6
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