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Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

Mohan Matthen


Seeing, Doing, and Knowing is a philosophical framework for thinking about sensory systems as active devices for data extraction B rather than, in the traditional way, as passive recorders of ambient energy patterns.

Keywords: classification, coevolution, object perception, perception, perception and action, perception and knowledge, perceptual content, realism, reference, sensation, sensory specialization, similarity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199268504
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2005 DOI:10.1093/0199268509.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mohan Matthen, author
Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia
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