Auditory Perception

[Revised entry by Casey O'Callaghan on April 24, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement.html] Auditory perception raises a host of challenging philosophical questions. What do we
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[Revised entry by Casey O'Callaghan on April 24, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement.html] Auditory perception raises a host of challenging philosophical questions. What do we hear? What are the objects of hearing? What is the content and phenomenology of audition? Is hearing spatial? How does audition differ from vision and other sense modalities? How does the perception of sounds differ from that of colors and ordinary objects? This entry presents the main debates in this developing area...

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