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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 475–513.
Published: 01 October 2011
... represent subject-environment relations that are relevant to the possibilities for causal interaction between the subject and the environment; relations of the kind that J. J. Gibson dubbed affordances . The essay argues for this view chiefly through an examination of spatial perception, though other cases...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 479–481.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Franklin Mason PARTS AND PLACES: THE STRUCTURES OF SPATIAL REPRESENTATION. By Roberto Casati and Achille C. Varzi. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1999. Pp. 238. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS important philosophical topic. It deserves readers who...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christian Onof; Dennis Schulting In his argument for the possibility of knowledge of spatial objects, in the Transcendental Deduction of the B-version of the Critique of Pure Reason , Kant makes a crucial distinction between space as “form of intuition” and space as “formal intuition.” The...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Leibniz's monads may, in a perfectly reasonable sense, be spatially located.  5. For discussion of Galileo's treatment of rigid beams, see Truesdell (1957, 34–44) and Benvenuto (1991, 176–97) .  6. For discussion of Leibniz's treatment of rigid beams, see Truesdell (1957, 59–64) , Hecht...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 522–525.
Published: 01 July 2013
... between substantivalism and relationalism about space. (Belot discusses things in terms of space rather than spacetime, explaining this choice at the end.) As Belot convincingly argues in chapter 2, the relationalist should be a modal relationalist, positing, in the spatial facts about a world, not just...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 July 2004
... focuses on cases in which action is not thrown off by falsidical or degraded spatial content of experience. In these cases, it is not the exact spatial content of the imperfect experience that explains why one moves one’s body in action the way one does: if those spatial aspects of action were guided...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2011
... and the Abandonment of Propositions 151 Prosser, Simon, Affordances and Phenomenal Character in Spatial Perception 475 Schroeder, Mark, Ought, Agents, and Actions 1 Sundstro¨m, Pa¨r, On Imagism about Phenomenal Thought 43 Szabo´, Zolta´n Gendler, Bare Quantifiers 247 Todd, Patrick...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 632–634.
Published: 01 October 2001
... spatial and temporal dimensions. In sum, place is “a structure comprising spatiality and temporality, subjectivity and objectivity, self and others” (163). The aims are not revisionary. This is a work in descriptive metaphysics and no attempt is made to overcome the ambiguities of this dense and...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 558–561.
Published: 01 October 2018
... and stand in spatial relations. For instance, necessarily, if you have a tomato-like experience, then it at least appears to you that this reddish quality belongs to a round item or region at a certain view-relative place. (A related point: you have a reason to believe that there is a reddish and...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 July 2001
... The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 3 (July 2001) PARTS AND PLACES: THE STRUCTURES OF SPATIAL REPRESENTATION, By ROBERTOWATI and ACHILLEC. VARZI.Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1999. Pp. 238. The purpose of Parts and Places, say Casati and Varzi in their...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 635–638.
Published: 01 October 2001
... sets out the structure of his essay as follows. The central focus throughout part 1 is the following thesis: (R) Perceptual experiences provide reasons for empirical beliefs. And the argument for (R) rests on two premises: (1) The most basic beliefs about the spatial world have their...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 442–447.
Published: 01 July 2002
... object of experience or imagination by a set of operations. The operations are “regulated” by spatial intuition, by which Potter apparently means this: those properties of the object that it possesses in virtue only of being subject to the spatial form of sensibility determine what operations are...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2021
... to Shea, representational content arises when a system exploits a structural correspondence in furtherance of a task function. His main example is spatial representation. Citing extensive neuroscientific evidence, he argues that rats navigate by exploiting a structural correspondence between neural...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 495–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Perception. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Goodale, M. 1998 . “Where Does Vision End and Action Begin?” Current Biology 8 : 489 -91. Grush, R. 1998 . “Skill and Spatial Content.” Electronic Journal of Analytic Philosophy , issue 6. Hurley, S. 1998 . Consciousness in Action. Cambridge: Harvard...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 273–313.
Published: 01 July 2010
... tail removal, and both objects end up in the same spatial region, p,att, there should be at least two objects in region p at t. This description of the case seems innocuous. Yet monists insist that region p contains a single object at t. It is entirely unclear how sortal-relative attributes are...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 285–324.
Published: 01 July 2009
... condition on objective reference. He is taken to hold that perceptual reference to a 16. Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason A51/B75. 294 Perceptual Objectivity physical world requires concepts of substance, causation, spatial location...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., Kant frequently describes sensations as providing the “matter” for appearances, as what are “ordered” in spatial or temporal form to produce whole appearances (see, for example, B34). On Ameriks's picture, however, this might seem to entail that public, level-two objects (appearances) have private...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 281–285.
Published: 01 April 2017
... that “we cannot adequately put into words,” which we take our response to be appropriate to (126). My concern about this aspect of her view is that it downplays the importance of the spatial and temporal form of the object in Kant's account of judgments of taste. In the Analytic of the Sublime, for...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 January 2005
... among the five actions that X performed are Cambridge actions, that is, they are simply relational changes in X, not “real” changes in X. The real change is in the Queen: she dies. X’s killing of the Queen is a Cam- bridge action; it takes its spatial and temporal location from (though it is not...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
... trees, tables, bodies, or persons (163). Finally, an empirically correct account of the mechanisms of spatial repre- sentation for an organism, combined with an account of the neural correlates, in that organism, of its sensations of features, would suffice to explain “how … a merely material...