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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Alan Millar THE BODY IN MIND: UNDERSTANDING COGNITIVE PROCESSES. By Mark Rowlands. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, Pp. x, 270. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 4 (October 2001) THE BODY...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 209–239.
Published: 01 April 2012
... acts of deliberation thus leads to infinite regresses and related problems. As a consequence, there must be processes that are nondeliberative and nonvoluntary but that nonetheless allow us to think and act for reasons, and these processes must be the ones that generate the voluntary activities making...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2019) 128 (4): 463–509.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Jack C. Lyons The paper offers a solution to the generality problem for a reliabilist epistemology, by developing an “algorithm and parameters” scheme for type-individuating cognitive processes. Algorithms are detailed procedures for mapping inputs to outputs. Parameters are psychological variables...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 151–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Daniel Hoek Conversational exculpature is a pragmatic process whereby information is subtracted from, rather than added to, what the speaker literally says. This pragmatic content subtraction explains why we can say “Rob is six feet tall” without implying that Rob is between 5 ′11.99″ and 6 ′0.01...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Thomas Crowther There has been relatively little discussion, in contemporary philosophy of mind, of the active aspects of perceptual processes. This essay presents and offers some preliminary development of a view about what it is for an agent to watch a particular material object throughout a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 558–561.
Published: 01 October 2018
... follows: Colors are properties of perceptual interactions [or processes] involving a perceiver (P) endowed with a spectrally discriminating visual system (V) and a stimulus (S) with spectral contrast of the sort that can be exploited by V. (140) She says, “we must focus on the interaction occurring...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2019) 128 (3): 371–375.
Published: 01 July 2019
... pressure on this guiding picture by questioning the unity of the mind. So-called dual process theories, and later refinements of such theories (e.g., Evans 2010 ), postulate different processes going on in our heads, where these processes may run their course fairly independently of one another, without...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 January 2019
... perception is an ongoing process of anticipation and fulfillment. In a nutshell, what is distinctive about (AF) is the idea that vision is partly future-tensed . For (AF) posits visual contents that involve anticipation —that is, visual contents that are not just about how the objects of vision are right...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 July 2004
... is that conscious attention to a substantial object (person, tree, etc.) causes sub- sequent information processing about that object. Call this role “targeting,” and distinguish it from the (putative) role of experience in understanding what a use of a demonstrative refers to. Targeting is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 417–420.
Published: 01 July 2017
... metacognitive belief-producing system consisting of an information producer and an endorsement mechanism. The endorsement mechanism either endorses or rejects the content generated by the information producer, and endorsed content results in a belief. The reliability of this two-step process depends on the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 623–626.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Rowlands is chasing after something like this. (In this connection it is significant that he expresses the environmen- talist ontological claim both as a claim about cognitive processes (31) and as a claim about mental processes (8 So far as perception is concerned, what really matters to him is that a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
... evidence E about p. You are justified to believe that S also has evidence E about p (you and S learn that the total is forty-six dollars, you also both know that you split the bill equally and that you tip 20 percent). t 2 : You form the belief that p after a process of reasoning on the basis of E...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 426–431.
Published: 01 July 2018
... with the teleological function of computing (121). Nevertheless, the success of this account does not turn primarily on the details of the teleological theory that precedes it; rather, the real work is in the notion of computation on offer: Generic Computation : the processing of vehicles by a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 589–594.
Published: 01 October 2002
... are somewhat phony world-bound properties that depend on what the laws of nature happen to be. Ellis calls his alternative metaphysic scientific essentialism, and he summarizes it in five contrasting theses (7): 1. Causal relations are relations between events in causal processes...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
... this principle to develop what he takes as a key to Descartes’s philosophy—the process of “analytical reflexion” (dis- cussed more fully below) by which knowledge that was previously only implicit is explicitly intuited. This interpretive key is then employed to unlock many of the other major...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 January 2005
... with problems of temporal becoming. The creative process is close to being a mystery rather than a prob- lem; there is some plausibility in the Fodor-inspired claim that we don’t even know what a theory of this process would be like. No one here tackles the mys- tery; many deal instead in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2013) 122 (3): 337–393.
Published: 01 July 2013
... deontic properties on the basis of how well beliefs, cognitive processes, habits of thought, and the like conduce (whether directly or indirectly) toward those ends. Perhaps the most famous example of a teleological epistemic theory of this sort is process reliabilism: (Simplified) process...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 495–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... J. McDowell. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ____. 1985 . “Molyneux's Question.” In The Collected Papers of Gareth Evans. Ed. G. Evans. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Felleman, D., and D. Van Essen. 1991 . “Distributed Hierarchical Processing in the Primate Cerebral Cortex.” Cerebral...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 January 2019
... comfortable resting on the hypothetical. However, Siegel also says results from experimental psychology do not settle the central philosophical issue (xviii–xix). The former concern processes and mechanisms, and the latter concerns experience. Whether “top-down” effects ever alter relatively early perceptual...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 267–270.
Published: 01 April 2000
.... 267 BOOK REVlEWS responsibility-constituting deliberative processes must be “the agent’s own.” They argue in chapter 7 that there is an essentially historical di- mension to moral responsibility that cannot be captured by purely struc- tural “mesh theories...