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Vision and Causal Understanding

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Many of the classic writings on the causal theory of vision date from a period when it was taken for granted that the business of philosophy was conceptual analysis, and that philosophical theories are to be assessed by purely a priori reasoning. Philosophers nowadays tend to reject that conception of philosophy. How (if at all) and in what form does the causal theory of vision survive that change? This chapter is organized as follows. Part 1 responds to an obje...

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University of Oxford
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Philosophy Faculty
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Perception, Causation, and Objectivity
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2011-07-14
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019969205X
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9780191729713
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