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The Phenomenal and the Representational

Jeff Speaks


This book is about two kinds of properties of perceiving subjects: their phenomenal properties, and their representational properties. It focuses on three questions: What are phenomenal properties? What are representational properties? What is the relationship between phenomenal and representational properties? The book's answers to these questions are guided by two ideas, which have both been around for a long time. The first is that experience is transparent, in the sense that attention to one’s perceptual experiences is intimately involved with attention to the objects and properties those ... More

Keywords: phenomenal, representational, perception, experience, content, properties

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198732556
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732556.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeff Speaks, author
University of Notre Dame