The Contents of Experience
Essays on Perception
Edited by Tim Crane
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Contents of Experience by Tim Crane
Book DescriptionThe nature of perception has long been a central question in philosophy. It is of crucial importance not just in the philosophy of mind, but also in epistemology, metaphysics, aesthetics, and the philosophy of science. The essays in this 1992 volume not only offer fresh answers to some of the traditional problems of perception, but also examine the subject in light of contemporary research on mental content. A substantial introduction locates the essays within the recent history of the subject, and demonstrates the links between them. The Contents of Experience brings together some prominent philosophers in the field, and offers a major statement on a problem central to current philosophical thinking. Notable contributors include Christopher Peacocke, Brian O'Shaughnessy and Michael Tye.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521417273
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Mar-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A 1992 volume of essays which examines traditional and contemporary problems of perception.
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