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Origins of Some Representational Categories

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/9780199581405.003.0010
Origins of Some Representational Categories

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This chapter discusses some relatively basic sorts of perceptual attribution: body, numerosity, spatial relations, and temporal relations. It elaborates accounts of constitutive conditions for having each of these four types of representation. It also discusses the form and content of these types, and whether each type is constitutive to perceptual representation. These accounts further develop the notions perception and representation.

Keywords: perception attribution; representation; body; numerosity; spatial relations; temporal relations

Chapter.  48456 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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