1st Edition

The Metaphysics of Perception
Wilfrid Sellars, Perceptual Consciousness and Critical Realism

ISBN 9780415874472
Published June 22, 2009 by Routledge
292 Pages

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Book Description

This book is an important study in the philosophy of the mind; drawing on the work of philosopher Wilfrid Sellars and the theory of critical realism to develop a novel argument for understanding perception and metaphysics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The structure of perceptual consciousness (1): Phenomenal qualities and the two-component view
Chapter 2 The structure of perceptual consciousness (2): Concepts and the awareness of fineness of grain
Chapter 3 Hallucinations, illusions and the challenge of metaphysical scepticism
Chapter 4 The incoherence of Direct Realism
Chapter 5 Problems for the enactive approach to perception
Chapter 6 Perception, understanding and causation
Chapter 7 A navigational account of distance perception
Chapter 8 Critical Realism and the alleged transparency of experience
Chapter 9 Imagination and the unity of experience
Chapter 10 Inner experience and the possibility of knowledge

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