Perception and the Physical World: Psychological and Philosophical Issues in Perception

Perception and the Physical World: Psychological and Philosophical Issues in Perception

Editor(s): Dieter Heyer, Rainer Mausfeld

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

Print ISBN: 9780471491491

Online ISBN: 9780470013427

DOI: 10.1002/0470013427

About this Book

The focus of this book is on conceptual and philosophical issues of perception including the classic notion of unconscious inferences in perception. The book consists of contributions from a group of internationally renowned researchers who spent a year together as distinguised fellows at the German Centre for Advanced Study.

Each chapter concludes with a lively, informative debate in the form of comments and replies from the contributors of the book.

? Contributors are of prominent international reputation
? Each chapter concludes with comments and replies from the contributors of the book to give informative debate
? The only book available to blend perception and philosophy in this fashion

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: From Sensory Codes to Perceptual Cognition

  2. Part II: Unconscious Inference and Bayesian Approaches

    1. Chapter 8

      Perception and Evolution (pages 229–245)

      Bruce M. Bennett, Donald D. Hoffman and Dr. Chetan Prakash

  3. Part III: Aspects of Picture Perception

    1. Chapter 11

      Ecological Optics and the Creative Eye (pages 271–304)

      Jan J. Koenderink, Andrea J. Van Doorn, Larry Arend and Dr. Heiko Hecht

  4. Part IV: Epilogue

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