177 found
Order:
Disambiguations
Michael Tye [178]Michael John Tye [1]
See also
Profile: Michael Tye (University of Texas at Austin)
  1. Consciousness Revisited: Materialism Without Phenomenal Concepts.Michael Tye - 2009 - MIT Press.
    Introduction -- Phenomenal consciousness -- Phenomenal consciousness and self-representation -- The connection between phenomenal consciousness and creature consciousness -- Consciousness of things -- Real world puzzle cases -- Why consciousness cannot be physical and why it must be -- What is the thesis of physicalism? -- Why consciousness cannot be physical -- Why consciousness must be physical -- Physicalism and the appeal to phenomenal concepts -- Some terminological points -- Why physicalists appeal to phenomenal concepts -- Various accounts of phenomenal (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   61 citations  
  2. Consciousness, Color, and Content.Michael Tye - 2000 - MIT Press.
    A further development of Tye's theory of phenomenal consciousness along with replies to common objections.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   109 citations  
  3.  81
    Consciousness, Color, and Content.Michael Tye - 2003 - Philosophical Studies 113 (3):233 - 235.
  4.  75
    Consciousness and Persons: Unity and Identity.Michael Tye - 2003 - MIT Press.
    In Consciousness and Persons: Unity and Identity, Michael Tye takes on the thorny issue of the unity of consciousness and answers these important questions: What exactly is the unity of consciousness? Can a single person have a divided consciousness? What is a single person? Tye argues that unity is a fundamental part of human consciousness -- something so basic to everyday experience that it is easy to overlook. For example, when we hear the sound of waves crashing on a beach (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   57 citations  
  5. Ten Problems of Consciousness: A Representational Theory of the Phenomenal Mind.Michael Tye - 1995 - MIT Press.
    Tye's book develops a persuasive and, in many respects, original argument for the view that the qualitative side of our mental life is representational in..
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   66 citations  
  6. Attention, Seeing, and Change Blindness.Michael Tye - 2010 - Philosophical Issues 20 (1):410-437.
  7. Nonconceptual Content, Richness, and Fineness of Grain.Michael Tye - 2006 - In Tamar S. Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.), Perceptual Experience. Oxford University Press. pp. 504–30.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   44 citations  
  8. Representationalism and the Transparency of Experience.Michael Tye - 2002 - Noûs 36 (1):137-51.
    Representationalism is a thesis about the phenomenal character of experiences, about their immediate subjective ‘feel’.1 At a minimum, the thesis is one of supervenience: necessarily, experiences that are alike in their representational contents are alike in their phenomenal character. So understood, the thesis is silent on the nature of phenomenal character. Strong or pure representationalism goes further. It aims to tell us what phenomenal character is. According to the theory developed in Tye 1995, phenomenal character is one and the same (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   31 citations  
  9. Tracking Representationalism and the Painfulness of Pain.Brian Cutter & Michael Tye - 2011 - Philosophical Issues 21 (1):90-109.
  10. Qualia Ain't in the Head.Alex Byrne & Michael Tye - 2006 - Noûs 40 (2):241-255.
    Qualia internalism is the thesis that qualia are intrinsic to their subjects: the experiences of intrinsic duplicates have the same qualia. Content externalism is the thesis that mental representation is an extrinsic matter, partly depending on what happens outside the head. 1 Intentionalism comes in strong and weak forms. In its weakest formulation, it is the thesis that representationally identical experiences of subjects have the same qualia. 2.
    Direct download (8 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   15 citations  
  11. Phenomenal Consciousness: The Explanatory Gap as a Cognitive Illusion.Michael Tye - 1999 - Mind 108 (432):705-25.
    The thesis that there is a troublesome explanatory gap between the phenomenal aspects of experiences and the underlying physical and functional states is given a number of different interpretations. It is shown that, on each of these interpretations, the thesis is false. In supposing otherwise, philosophers have fallen prey to a cognitive illusion, induced largely by a failure to recognize the special character of phenomenal concepts.
    Direct download (9 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   31 citations  
  12. The Puzzle of True Blue.Michael Tye - 2006 - Analysis 66 (291):173–178.
    Most men and nearly all women have non-defective colour vision, as measured by standard colour tests such as those of Ishihara and Farns- worth. But people vary, according to gender, race and age in their per- formance in matching experiments. For example, when subjects are shown a screen, one half of which is lit by a mixture of red and green lights and the other by yellow or orange light, and they are asked to ad- just the mixture of lights (...)
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   19 citations  
  13. Transparency, Qualia Realism and Representationalism.Michael Tye - 2014 - Philosophical Studies 170 (1):39-57.
    In this essay, I want to take another look at the phenomenon of transparency and its relevance to qualia realism and representationalism. I don’t suppose that what I have to say will cause those who disagree with me to change their minds, but I hope not only to clarify my position and that of others who are on my side of the debate but also to respond to various criticisms and objections that have arisen over the last 10–15 years or (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   4 citations  
  14.  78
    The Experience of Emotion: An Intentionalist Theory.Michael Tye - 2008 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 62:25--50.
    The experience of emotion is a fundamental part of human consciousness. Think, for example, of how different our conscious lives would be without such experiences as joy, anger, fear, disgust, pity, anxiety, and embarrassment. It is uncontroversial that these experiences typically have an intentional content. Anger, for example, is normally directed at someone or something. One may feel angry at one=s stock broker for provid- ing bad advice or angry with the cleaning lady for dropping the vase. But it is (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   15 citations  
  15. Knowing What It is Like: The Ability Hypothesis and the Knowledge Argument.Michael Tye - 2000 - In Gerhard Preyer (ed.), Consciousness, Color, and Content. MIT Press. pp. 223.
  16. Vague Objects.Michael Tye - 1990 - Mind 99 (396):535-557.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   35 citations  
  17.  84
    Reflections on Dennett and Consciousness. [REVIEW]Michael Tye - 1993 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 53 (4):891-6.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   31 citations  
  18. Visual Qualia and Visual Content Revisited.Michael Tye - 2002 - In David J. Chalmers (ed.), Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings. Oxford University Press.
    Experiences vary widely. For example, I run my fingers over sandpaper, smell a skunk, feel a sharp pain in my finger, seem to see bright purple, become extremely angry. In each of these cases, I am the subject of a mental state with a very distinctive subjective character. There is something it is _like_ for me to undergo each state, some phenomenology that it has. Philoso- phers often use the term 'qualia' to refer to the introspectively accessible properties of experiences (...)
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   20 citations  
  19. Intentionalism and the Argument From No Common Content.Michael Tye - 2007 - Philosophical Perspectives 21 (1):589-613.
    Disjunctivists (Hinton 1973, Snowdon 1990, Martin 2002, 2006) often motivate their approach to perceptual experience by appealing in part to the claim that in cases of veridical perception, the subject is directly in contact with the perceived object. When I perceive a table, for example, there is no table-like sense-impression that stands as an intermediary between the table and me. Nor am I related to the table as I am to a deer when I see its footprint in the snow. (...)
    Direct download (10 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   5 citations  
  20. Of Colors, Kestrels, Caterpillars, and Leaves.Peter Bradley & Michael Tye - 2001 - Journal of Philosophy 98 (9):469.
    According to color realism, object colors are mind-independent properties that cover surfaces or permeate volumes of objects. In recent years, some color scientists and a growing number of philosophers have opposed this view on the grounds that realism about color cannot accommodate the apparent unitary/binary structure of the hues. For example, Larry Hardin asserts, the unitary-binary structure of the colors as we experience them corresponds to no known physical structure lying outside nervous systems that is causally involved in the perception (...)
    Direct download (8 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  21.  74
    Is Content-Externalism Compatible with Privileged Access?Brian P. McLaughlin & Michael Tye - 1998 - Philosophical Review 107 (3):349-380.
  22.  63
    The Truth About True Blue.Michael Tye - 2006 - Analysis 66 (292):340–344.
    Cohen, Hardin, and McLaughlin (2006) complain that my solution to the puzzle of true blue (Tye 2006) depends upon my assuming that 'all variation in colour experience among standard perceivers in standard circumstances is at the level of fine-grained hues (4)'. That assumption, they say, is false: 'there is in fact variation in colour experience among.
    Direct download (9 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   12 citations  
  23. What is the Content of a Hallucinatory Experience?Michael Tye - forthcoming - In Berit Brogaard (ed.), Does Perception have Content? Oxford University Press.
    Keith has just taken a hallucinogenic drug. A few minutes earlier, he was occupied with the beginning of H.H. Price's well-known book on perception. The combined effect of these activities is that Keith is now hallucinating a ripe tomato. This is not a de re hallucination. There is no particular tomato located elsewhere out of Keith's vision such that he is hallucinating that tomato as being before him. Keith is hallucinating a tomato without there being any particular tomato that he (...)
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   3 citations  
  24.  79
    Sorites Paradoxes and the Semantics of Vagueness.Michael Tye - 1994 - Philosophical Perspectives 8:189-206.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   21 citations  
  25.  74
    Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them: An Originalist Theory of Concepts.R. M. Sainsbury & Michael Tye - 2012 - Oxford University Press.
    Sainsbury and Tye present a new theory, 'originalism', which provides natural, simple solutions to puzzles about thought that have troubled philosophers for centuries. They argue that concepts are to be individuated by their origin, rather than epistemically or semantically. Although thought is special, no special mystery attaches to its nature.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   3 citations  
  26. Naturalism and the Mental.Michael Tye - 1992 - Mind 101 (403):421-441.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   15 citations  
  27.  65
    Externalism and Memory.Michael Tye - 1998 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 72 (72):77-94.
    [Michael Tye] Externalism about thought contents has received enormous attention in the philosophical literature over the past fifteen years or so, and it is now the established view. There has been very little discussion, however, of whether memory contents are themselves susceptible to an externalist treatment. In this paper, I argue that anyone who is sympathetic to Twin Earth thought experiments for externalism with respect to certain thoughts should endorse externalism with respect to certain memories. /// [Jane Heal] Tye claims (...)
    Direct download (8 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   15 citations  
  28.  48
    Is There a Phenomenology of Thought?Michael Tye & Briggs Wright - 2011 - In Tim Bayne & Michelle Montague (eds.), Cognitive Phenomenology. Oxford University Press. pp. 35.
  29. The Admissible Contents of Visual Experience.Michael Tye - 2009 - Philosophical Quarterly 59 (236):541-562.
    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 (...)
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   5 citations  
  30. Visual Qualia and Visual Content.Michael Tye - 1992 - In Tim Crane (ed.), The Contents of Experience. Cambridge University Press. pp. 158--176.
  31. Blurry Images, Double Vision, and Other Oddities: New Problems for Representationalism?Michael Tye - 2003 - In Quentin Smith & Aleksandar Jokic (eds.), Consciousness: New Philosophical Perspectives. Oxford University Press.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   10 citations  
  32. The Adverbial Approach to Visual Experience.Michael Tye - 1984 - Philosophical Review 93 (April):195-226.
  33. A Representational Theory of Pains and Their Phenomenal Character.Michael Tye - 1995 - Philosophical Perspectives 9:223-39.
  34.  39
    Cohen on Color Relationism.Michael Tye - 2012 - Analytic Philosophy 53 (3):297-305.
    Direct download (8 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   3 citations  
  35.  9
    Anxious Insects.Michael Tye - 2017 - The Philosophers' Magazine 76:90-95.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  36.  43
    Vagueness and Reality.Michael Tye - 2000 - Philosophical Topics 28 (1):195--210.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   10 citations  
  37. A Theory of Phenomenal Concepts.Michael Tye - 2003 - In Anthony O'Hear (ed.), Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement. Cambridge University Press. pp. 91-105.
    1) There is widespread agreement that consciousness must be a physical phenomenon, even if it is one that we do not yet understand and perhaps may never do so fully. There is also widespread agreement that the way to defend physicalism about consciousness against a variety of well known objections is by appeal to phenomenal concepts (Loar 1990, Lycan 1996, Papineau 1993, Sturgeon 1994, Tye 1995, 2000, Perry 2001) . There is, alas, no agreement on the nature of phenomenal concepts.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   7 citations  
  38. An Originalist Theory of Concepts.R. M. Sainsbury & Michael Tye - 2011 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 85 (1):101-124.
    We argue that thoughts are structures of concepts, and that concepts should be individuated by their origins, rather than in terms of their semantic or epistemic properties. Many features of cognition turn on the vehicles of content, thoughts, rather than on the nature of the contents they express. Originalism makes concepts available to explain, with no threat of circularity, puzzling cases concerning thought. In this paper, we mention Hesperus/Phosphorus puzzles, the Evans-Perry example of the ship seen through different windows, and (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  39. The Subjective Qualities of Experience.Michael Tye - 1986 - Mind 95 (January):1-17.
  40.  51
    The Imagery Debate.Michael Tye - 1991 - Cambridge: MIT Press.
    Michael Tye untangles the complex web of empirical and conceptual issues of the newly revived imagery debate in psychology between those that liken mental...
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   10 citations  
  41.  47
    Perceptual Experience is a Many-Layered Thing.Michael Tye - 1996 - Philosophical Issues 7:117-126.
  42.  75
    Pains and Reasons: Why It is Rational to Kill the Messenger.Brian Cutter & Michael Tye - 2014 - Philosophical Quarterly 64 (256):423-433.
    In this paper, we defend the representationalist theory of phenomenal consciousness against a recent objection due to Hilla Jacobson, who charges representationalism with a failure to explain the role of pain in rationalizing certain forms of behavior. In rough outline, her objection is that the representationalist is unable to account for the rationality of certain acts, such as the act of taking pain killers, which are aimed at getting rid of the experience of pain rather than its intentional object. If (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  43. Why the Vague Need Not Be Higher-Order Vague.Michael Tye - 1994 - Mind 103 (409):43-45.
    Is higher-order vagueness a real phenomenon? Dominic Hyde (1994) claims that it is, and that it is part and parcel of vagueness itself. According to Hyde, any genuinely vague predicate must also be higher-order vague. His argument for this view is unsound, however. The purpose of this note is to expose the fallacy, and to make some related observations on the vague, the higher-order vague, and the vaguely vague.
    Direct download (9 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   3 citations  
  44. Absent Qualia and the Mind-Body Problem.Michael Tye - 2006 - Philosophical Review 115 (2):139-168.
    At the very heart of the mind-body problem is the question of the nature of consciousness. It is consciousness, and in particular _phenomenal_ consciousness, that makes the mind-body relation so deeply perplexing. Many philosophers hold that no defi nition of phenomenal consciousness is possible: any such putative defi nition would automatically use the concept of phenomenal consciousness and thus render the defi nition circular. The usual view is that the concept of phenomenal consciousness is one that must be explained by (...)
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  45.  51
    Speaks on Strong Property Representationalism.Michael Tye - 2014 - Philosophical Studies 170 (1):85-86.
    Strong property representationalism, as applied to visual experience, is the thesis that the phenomenal character of a visual experience is one and the same as the property complex or ‘sensible profile’ represented by that experience. Speaks discusses the following argument against this thesis:Let ‘RED’ stand for the phenomenal character of the experience of red.(1) Red = RED (strong property representationalism).(2) My pen has no representational properties, but is red.Hence,(3) My pen has a phenomenal character but no representational properties.Since (3) is (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  46. Phenomenal Externalism, Lolita, and the Planet Xenon.Michael Tye - forthcoming - In Terence E. Horgan & David Sosa (eds.), Collection on the Philosophy of Jaegwon Kim. MIT Press.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   4 citations  
  47.  78
    Yes, Phenomenal Character Really Is Out There In The World.Michael Tye - 2015 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 91 (2):483-488.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  48. In Defense of Representationalism: Reply to Commentaries.Michael Tye - 2005 - In Murat Aydede (ed.), Pain: New Essays on its Nature and the Methodology of its Study. Cambridge Ma: Bradford Book/Mit Press. pp. 163-176.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   5 citations  
  49. Shoemaker's the First-Person Perspective and Other Essays.Michael Tye - 2000 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (2):461-464.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  50.  82
    The Problem of Common Sensibles.Michael Tye - 2007 - In Ralph Schumacher (ed.), Erkenntnis. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 287 - 303.
    In _On The Soul_ (425a-b), Aristotle drew a distinction between those qualities that are perceptible only via a single sense and those that are perceptible by more than one. The latter qualities he called.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   3 citations  
1 — 50 / 177