The Structure of Perceptual Experience

2016.04.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James Stazicker (ed.), The Structure of Perceptual Experience, Wiley-Blackwell, 2015, 154pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN
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2016.04.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James Stazicker (ed.), The Structure of Perceptual Experience, Wiley-Blackwell, 2015, 154pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781119061083. Reviewed by Christopher Mole, University of British Columbia The philosophy of perception has many parts. Some border on epistemology, some on the philosophy of psychology, and some on enquiries into the metaphysics of consciousness. The volume under review is concerned with the parts relating to perception's structure. Its six papers address the representational status of sense data, the blurriness of blurred vision, the perception of imperative content, the relation of perdurant experiences to their temporal parts, the ways in which audition acquaints us with objective properties, and the differences between sensory modalities in their presentation of space. Questions of structure are central to Louise Richardson's discussion of the contrast between spatial and temporal versions. . .

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