Problems in Philosophy and Psychology
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Spatial Representation by Naomi Eilan
Book DescriptionSpatial Representation presents original, specially written essays by leading psychologists and philosophers on a fascinating set of topics at the intersection of these two disciplines. They address such questions as these: Do the extraordinary navigational abilities of birds mean that these birds have the same kind of grip on the idea of a spatial world as we do? Is there a difference between the way sighted and blind subjects represent the world 'out there'? Does the study of brain-injured subjects, such as 'blind seers', tell us anything about the working of normal spatial consciousness? The essays are arranged into five sections, each of which reflects a central area of research into spatial cognition, and opens with a short introduction by the editors, designed to facilitate cross-disciplinary reading. The volume as a whole offers a rich and compelling expression of the view that to advance our understanding of the way we represent the external world it is necessary to draw on both philosophical and psychological approaches.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198238874
(228mm x 151mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 25-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Naomi Eilan
Naomi Eilan is Research Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Warwick; Rosaleen McCarthy is University Lecturer in Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge; Bill Brewer is Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Catherine's College, Oxford.
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