Attention and intentionalism

  title={Attention and intentionalism},
  author={Jeff Speaks},
Many alleged counterexamples to intentionalism – the view that the phenomenology of perceptual experiences of a given sense modality supervene on the contents of experiences of that modality – can be avoided by adopting a liberal view of the sorts of properties that can be represented in perceptual experience. I argue that there is a class of counterexamples to intentionalism, based on shifts in attention from one aspect of a represented scene to another, which avoids this response. We can… CONTINUE READING