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The innocent eye : why vision is not a cognitive process

Author: Nico Orlandi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2014.
Series: Philosophy of mind.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why does the world look to us as it does? As Nico Orlandi argues, it is simply because of how the world is. This answer emerges from understanding vision as situated in a structured environment, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nico Orlandi
ISBN: 9780199375035 0199375038
OCLC Number: 982276488
Description: xii, 247 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1 Vision is not a cognitive process ; 1.1 Introduction ; 1.2 The thesis ; 1.3 The argument ; 1.4 The context and the consequences ; 1.5 Conclusion ; 2 The Embedded View 67 ; 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 Embedded seeing ; 2.3 Natural Scene Statistics ; 2.4 Bayesian approaches to vision: neuro{centrism without representation ; 2.5 Conclusion ; 3 Representation and the issue of evidence ; 3.1 Introduction ; 3.2 Implicit representation ; 3.3 Beyond misrepresentation ; 3.4 Is this just terminology? ; 3.5 Representation ; 3.6 The evidence: s-representations ; 3.7 The evidence: p-representations ; 3.8 Conclusion ; 4 The explanatory power of the Embedded View ; 4.1 Introduction ; 4.2 Stability ; 4.3 Constancy ; 4.4 Misperception ; 4.5 Visual illusion ; 4.6 Completion ; 4.7 Multistability ; 4.8 Semantic effects and cognitive penetrability ; 4.9 Conclusion ; 5 Computation ; 5.1 Introduction ; 5.2 Computation without representation ; 5.3 Seeing is not believing ; 5.4 Conclusion
Series Title: Philosophy of mind.
Responsibility: Nico Orlandi.

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Orlandi argues convincingly that philosophical theorizing about vision should highlight how the external environment molds visual activity. I think she would have done better to showcase the Read more...

 
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