The Admissible Contents of Experience
July 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- The book draws together papers by leading international philosophers of mind, including Alex Byrne (MIT), Alva Noë (University of California, Berkeley), Tim Bayne (St Catherine’s College, Oxford), Michael Tye (University of Texas, Austin), Richard Price (All Souls College, Oxford) and Susanna Siegel (Harvard University)
- Essays address the central questions surrounding the content of perceptual experience
- Investigates how are we able to determine the admissible contents of experience
- Published in association with the journal Philosophical Quarterly
1. Perception And The Reach Of Phenomenal Content (Tim Bayne, University of Oxford).
2. Seeing Causings And Hearing Gestures (Steven Butterfill, University of Warwick).
3. Experience And Content (Alex Byrne, Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
4. Is Perception A Propositional Attitude? (Tim Crane, University College London).
5. Conscious Reference (Alva Noë, University of California, Berkeley).
6. What Are The Contents Of Experiences? (Adam Pautz, University of Texas at Austin).
7. Aspect-Switching And Visual Phenomenal Character (Richard Price, University of Oxford).
8. The Visual Experience Of Causation (Susanna Siegel, Harvard University).
9. The Admissible Contents Of Visual Experience (Michael Tye, University of Texas at Austin).
Fiona Macpherson is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience, University of Glasgow. She has recently also been a Research Fellow at the Centre for Consciousness, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. She has published articles in philosophy of mind, psychology and perception and is a co-editor (with Adrian Haddock) of Disjunctivism: Perception, Action, Knowledge (2008).