Assaf Weksler
University of Haifa
According to an influential philosophical view I call “the relational properties view”, “perspectival” properties, such as the elliptical appearance of a tilted coin, are relational properties of external objects. Philosophers have assessed this view on the basis of phenomenological, epistemological or other purely philosophical considerations. My aim in this paper is to examine whether it is possible to evaluate RPV empirically. In the first, negative part of the paper I consider and reject a certain tempting way of doing so. In the second, positive part of the paper I suggest a novel way of evaluating RPV empirically, relying on the influential object files framework
Keywords Visual perception  Vision science  Perspectival properties  Spatial perception
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2016
DOI 10.1007/s13164-015-0239-2
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Vision.David Marr - 1982 - W. H. Freeman.
Action in Perception.Alva Noë - 2005 - MIT Press.
Origins of Objectivity.Tyler Burge - 2010 - Oxford University Press.
The Intrinsic Quality of Experience.Gilbert Harman - 1990 - Philosophical Perspectives 4:31-52.

View all 27 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Are Perspectival Shapes Seen or Imagined? An Experimental Approach.John Schwenkler & Assaf Weksler - 2019 - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 18 (5):855-877.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles


Added to PP index

Total views
548 ( #15,711 of 2,505,200 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
28 ( #32,121 of 2,505,200 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes