Problems of Vision : Rethinking the Causal Theory of Perception.

In this book Gerald Vision argues for a new causal theory, one that engages provocatively with direct realism and makes no use of a now discredited subjectivism.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vision, Gerald.
Format: Electronic
Published: Cary : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. The Basic Causal Requirement; 1. Introduction; 2. Objects, Sense-Data, and Visual Episodes; 3. The Case for Causation; Part II. Perception, Cognition, and Belief; 4. Visual Data; 5. The Credulous Eye; 6. The Generation of Perceptual Belief; Part III. Completing the Causal Theory; 7. Deviant Causal Chains; 8. Object Determination; 9. The Phenomenal Character of Seeing; Epilogue; Appendix: Frequently Cited Propositions and Tenets; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y.