Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler (2017)

Ferdinand Pöhlmann
University Tübingen (PhD)
Ferdinand Pöhlmann argues that a sense of one’s own basic abilities to move is a constitutive condition on the ability to perceive the world spatially. This constitutive relation explains why egocentric spatial representation is to be regarded as a kind of self-representation. In arguing for these claims, conceptual as well as empirical questions are discussed and an overview of accounts that take action as a constitutive condition on spatial representation is given. The picture that emerges is linked to the phenomenological (Scheler) as well as to the analytic (Evans) tradition in the Philosophy of Mind.​
Keywords Self-representation  Egocentric representation  Spatial perception  Action as condition on perception  Phenomenology
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