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Action and Self-Location in Perception

Schellenberg, Susanna

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I offer an explanation of how subjects are able to perceive the intrinsic spatial properties of objects, given that subjects always perceive from a particular location. The argument proceeds in two steps. First, I argue that a conception of space is necessary to perceive the intrinsic spatial properties of objects. This conception of space is spelled out by showing that perceiving intrinsic properties requires perceiving objects as the kind of things that are perceivable from other locations....[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26062
Source: Mind: a quarterly review of philosophy
DOI: 10.1093/mind/fzm603

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