The book includes chapters on forms of natural realism, theories of perceptual experience, representationalism, the argument from illusion, phenomenological senses, types of perceptual content, the representationalist/intentionalist thesis, and adverbialist accounts of perceptual experience. The ideas of Austin, Dretske, Heidegger, Millikan, Putnam, and Robinson are considered among others and the reader is given an invaluable philosophical framework within which to consider the issues.
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A theory of natural realism
Theories of perceptual experiences
representations as natural signs
Putnam Austin and Heidegger
the argument from illusion
The phenomenal and phenomenological senses
Types of perceptual content
The representationalistintentionalist thesis
Adverbialist accounts of perceptual experience
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