Origins of Objectivity

Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press (2010)
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Tyler Burge presents an original study of the most primitive ways in which individuals represent the physical world. By reflecting on the science of perception and related psychological and biological sciences, he gives an account of constitutive conditions for perceiving the physical world, and thus aims to locate origins of representational mind.



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Individual Representationalism in the Twentieth Century's First Half

Chapter 1 described two families of Individual Representationalism. Both hold that objective representation of entities in the physical environment constitutively depends on the individual's representation of preconditions for objectivity. First-family views maintain that representation of... see more

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