Chapter

Origins

Tyler Burge

in Origins of Objectivity

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199581405
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191723223 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581405.003.0009
Origins

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This chapter elaborates a conception of sense perception as a distinct psychological kind. This kind grounds scientific as well as commonsense explanation. It discusses how human psychology and animal psychology implicitly apply this conception to distinguish sensory registration of information from perceptual representation.

Keywords: perception; perceptual representation; sensory registration

Chapter.  34217 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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