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Purpose and Procedure in Philosophy of Perception

Heather Logue and Louise Richardson


Contemporary philosophy of perception is dominated by extremely polarized debates. The polarization is particularly acute in the debate between naïve realist disjunctivists and their opponents, but divisions seem almost as stark in other areas of dispute (for example, the debate over whether we experience so-called ‘high-level’ properties, and the debate concerning individuation of the senses). The guiding hypothesis underlying this volume is that such polarization stems from insufficient attention to how we should go about settling these debates. In general, there is widespread, largely impli ... More

Keywords: perception, disagreement, philosophical methodology, metaphysics of perceptual experience, admissible contents, individuation of the senses

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198853534
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198853534.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Heather Logue, editor
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Leeds

Louise Richardson, editor
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of York